Projects, Initiatives and Strategies

Health Impact Project
The Health Impact Project, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts, is a national initiative designed to promote the use of health impact assessments (HIAs) as a decision-making tool for policymakers.

Healthy Communities Initiative
The Healthy Communities Initiative was designed to enrich the debate on how cross-sector and place-based approaches to revitalize low-income communities might both revitalize neighborhoods and improve health.

National Healthy Housing Standard
In partnership with the American Public Health Association and with thoughtful input from two expert committees, NCHH developed the National Healthy Housing Standard to inform and deliver housing policy that reflects the latest understanding of the connections between housing conditions and health.

Built Environment and Public Health Clearinghouse

  • Explore resources by discipline
  • Access webinars
  • Read guides and primers
  • Locate Data and Assessment Tools
  • 1,100-plus word interdisciplinary glossary

National Prevention Strategy
The National Prevention Strategy aims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being;envisions a prevention-oriented society where all sectors recognize the value of health for individuals, families, and society and work together to achieve better health for Americans

Partner Implementation Models
This resource showcases how organizations from around the country are utilizing the National Prevention Strategy (NPS) to guide their work to improve individual and community health and wellbeing