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Jul
29

Healthy Community Change, All Day Every Day

By day we’re known as Active Living By Design, a multidisciplinary and cohesive team that is committed to creating healthy communities for everyone. But our passion for healthy community change ...

Jul
22

Look for Mature Leaders to Help Grow Others

The healthy communities movement has high aspirations. We want inclusive, multidisciplinary partnerships. We want real, ongoing engagement of struggling residents in low-income neighborhoods. We want shared priorities and measures of ...

Jul
15

Using Collective Impact to Reduce Childhood Obesity: Considerations from a National Convening

About 1,700 people met in San Diego, CA, two weeks ago with one thing in mind: eliminating childhood obesity in the United States. Yes, it’s about children’s health—and so much more. ...

Jul
08

Strengthen Your Collaborative Efforts with these Nine Resources

LiveWell Greenville is an example of a successful collaborative effort to improve the overall health of its region in South Carolina. In the Indian folk tale “The Blind Men and the ...

Jul
01

Pucks and Partnerships: Learning Lessons from an Unexpected Place

When I reflect on what makes healthy community partnerships successful, sports analogies often spring to mind. Common comparisons reference sports like football and baseball, in which the efforts of a ...

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