Stories and Resources

  • HKHC Case Examples: Parks and Recreation

    Research shows that Parks and Recreation departments have a positive impact on physical activity in children. In low income and minority communities hit hardest by the childhood obesity epidemic, park and recreation services represent a crucial outlet for physical activity.

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  • Community Action Model

    The Community Action Model highlights the importance of a community’s context, defines six essential practices that undergird success, and focuses the action approach to 3Ps: Partner, Prepare, and Progress. It also describes some expected impacts.

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  • HKHC Case Examples: Community Gardens

    In an effort to increase access to and availability of fresh fruits and vegetables, many community partnerships create community gardens. By developing sustainable and local food systems that provide non-processed foods, community partnerships hope to address the healthy eating side of childhood obesity.

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