Stories and Resources

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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Examples of Our Work