Stories and Resources

  • 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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  • Lessons from the Field: Promoting Healthy Eating in Schools

    The Healthy Eating by Design project included seven community partnerships to test approaches over 18 months to provide affordable, healthy and appealing food options in lower-income communities and schools.

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  • Fit Community Case Studies

    These case studies summarize the Fit Community initiative, an innovative program that helped generate changes in policies and environments in municipalities and counties across North Carolina between 2006 and 2012.

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Examples of Our Work