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Apr
28

Three Ways to Become a Covert Health Champion

The intersection of Conkey Ave. and Clifford Ave., in Rochester, NY, has long held a reputation as an open-air drug market. It was…

Apr
21

Community-Owned Government: A Lost Ideal or Achievable Goal?

“…government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” – Abraham Lincoln I’ve often reflected on the…

Apr
20

Open Use Policy Provides 210 Acres of Playground and Green Space in Chattanooga/Hamilton County

What happens when a community partnership embraces its power? Can community-driven change really lead to broad scale policy change? When I think about…

Apr
05

What’s growing under the numbers?

“Not everything that counts can be counted.” – Albert Einstein The release of the 2014 County Health Rankings last week and the expansion…

Mar
11

Leadership Wisdom from 30 Healthy Community Leaders

Who is behind the rapidly growing healthy communities’ movement across the United States? Who are the leaders bringing their passion and expertise to…

Feb
02

It’s a New Year and a New Day for Active Living By Design!

I’m pleased to announce that as of Feb. 1, we have a new organizational affiliation, Third Sector New England (TSNE). TSNE is a…

Jul
21

Reflections from the Director

Ten years ago this month, Active Living By Design opened its doors – and a grand opening it was! We held six different…

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