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Protected Bike Lanes Could Bridge America’s Empathy Gap

“The more that Americans opt out of interacting with each other … the greater the ‘empathy gap’ grows.” Ben Hecht, President and CEO of Living Cities, wrote this in ...

May
27
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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Roadmaps to Health Action Awards

The Roadmaps to Health Action Awards are designed to accelerate or advance efforts to improve health by strengthening the capacity of community members and leaders to make effective and lasting ...

May
27
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Walkable Communities Save Lives

How urgent would your work feel if you knew you were saving lives? Healthy community advocates often tolerate pushbacks and delays on new sidewalks or needed crosswalks as we talk ...

May
27
Impact Alamance

Impact Alamance: Collaborative Coalition Development, Training and Planning

Active Living By Design is working with project leaders Marcy Green from Impact Alamance and Ann Meletzke from Healthy Alamance to develop and guide the newly ...

May
15
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New York State Health Foundation and New York Community Trust: Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative

The New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) and New York Community Trust (NYCT) launched the Healthy Neighborhoods initiative to address some of the underlying problems that have affected the ...

May
15
Danville Regional Foundation

Danville Regional Foundation: Health Collaborative Planning and Technical Assistance

Active Living By Design is working closely with the Danville Regional Foundation to engage in collaborative planning and implementation strategies to improve the health and wellness of the Dan River ...

Aug
08
Interact for Health

Interact for Health: Health Promotion, Active Living

Interact for Health, formerly The Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, improves the health of people in the Cincinnati region by being a catalyst for health and wellness. Active living was ...

Aug
07
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Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust: Assessment of Investments in Community-Based Disease Prevention

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust (KBR) retained Active Living By Design to conduct an assessment of the Trust’s recent and current investments in community-based disease prevention and to make ...

Aug
06
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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation: Healthy Food Systems

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation funded eight grantee partnerships in North Carolina to improve food systems in order to increase access to healthy, local foods in ...

Aug
03
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Alta Planning and Design: North Carolina Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan and Health Impact Assessment

Alta/Greenways led the development of WalkBikeNC, North Carolina Department of Transportation’s pedestrian and bicycle statewide master plan update and worked to ensure that health was a strong component. Highlights:...

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