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.
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.
The third and final video in this series highlights the accomplishments within Central Valley. Nearly 80 community leaders from eight counties graduated from Central Valley’s leadership training program, which has empowered them to fight for safer, healthier neighborhoods.
The City of Rancho Cucamonga, CA has institutionalized its Healthy RC initiative within the City Manager’s office with three facilitative outreach staff.
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.