Archives for February 2016

Plan4Health – An APA Project Update

We wanted to share recent posts from APA’s Plan4Health Blog.

APA’s Community Planning Assistance Teams

January 28, 2016

The American Planning Association’s professional institute – the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) – engages community members through the Community Planning Assistance Teams (CPAT) program.

Improving Food Access: Examples from across the U.S.

January 26, 2016

Our current food system fails to promote public health and suppresses economic opportunity.

A Vision for “Complete Parks” in Kingston

January 21, 2016

Have you heard about “Complete Parks”? If you have checked out the Live Well Kingston Travel Well Blog, you know about Complete Streets by now.

National Association of Realtors Highlights Walkable Communities

January 20, 2016

The Winter 2016 issue of On Common Ground, published by the National Association of Realtors, is all about designing healthy communities.

A Campaign to Get Indy Residents Walking

January 19, 2016

WalkWays is working to “move Indy forward” as a city that’s accessible to pedestrians and those who use wheelchairs or other mobility devices.

Adopting a Complete Streets Policy: Lessons Learned from Swanzey

January 14, 2016

The power of partnerships is something that Plan4Health coalitions exhibit in many aspects of their work, collaborating with people from many sectors to work towards common goals.

Launching the Peer Learning Network!

January 12, 2016

Ready, set, launch! The Plan4Health staff has been busy developing a Peer Learning Network (PLN) for Plan4Health coalitions and the community at large.

Partnering4Health: DHPE on Community Engagement

January 7, 2016

In September 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched a multi-year initiative to prevent and control chronic disease at the community level.

Planning Play for All

January 6, 2016

We at KaBOOM! think that multi-generational play is one of the best ways to provide all people, regardless of age, opportunities to be active.

Partnering4Health: SOPHE’s Nutrition Toolkit

January 5, 2016

In September 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched a multi-year initiative to prevent and control chronic disease at the community level.

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