September 24, 2015 6:46 PMCategory: Nutrition, Physical Activity

Planning and Community Health: Making the Case for Healthy Communities

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This entry is re-posted from the APA Sustaining Places Blog. To read more from APA, click here. Where we live greatly influences our quality of life and our health. We know that planners have the opportunity to impact walkability, access to services, transportation options — and more — to create vibrant, healthy communities. But how do […]

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September 17, 2015 1:45 PMCategory: Nutrition, Physical Activity

6 Tools for Building Healthier Communities

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Plan4Health is all about building healthier communities. Eighteen Plan4Health coalitions are currently working with residents to expand community gardens, bring health elements to citywide plans, make walking to school safe — and more! While Plan4Health coalitions might make it look easy, we know that impacting health across neighborhoods, cities, counties, and even entire regions can feel a […]

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