ALBD coaches change agents, such as grantmakers investing in place-based work and community members leading local action, to achieve their goals and sustain their results. We facilitate capacity-building for community residents and organizational, philanthropic and government leaders by providing technical assistance and convening learning networks, conferences, webinars and meetings.
The City of Rancho Cucamonga, CA has institutionalized its Healthy RC initiative within the City Manager’s office with three facilitative outreach staff.
This document showcases 30 of the dozens of dedicated Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities leaders who strengthened relationships, transformed environments and changed the norms of their communities. Their stories have inspired our team. We believe they will inspire you, too.
Since 2002, ALBD has gathered these lessons, principles and examples from a range of healthy community partnerships and their leaders. Themes in Lessons for Leaders include capacity building, communication, community engagement for equity, and advancing policy and systems change.
Active Living by Design supported comprehensive approaches to increase physical activity in 25 diverse communities across the nation with a low-dollar, high-touch approach to grant making and technical assistance.