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North Carolina Division of Public Health: Communities Putting Prevention to Work

slide10pic2The North Carolina Division of Public Health (DPH) developed the Shape Your World promotional campaign, which emphasized the role residents can play in shaping their environments to be more active. DPH also developed and provided the Move More Scholars Institute, an intensive, four-day training course for community-based physical activity professionals in North Carolina, patterned after the national Physical Activity in Public Health Course.

Funding Partner: North Carolina Division of Public Health

Engagement: 2011–2012

Services Provided:slide10pic1

  • Consultation on program design
  • Development and delivery of workshops on the built environment
  • Presentations at public meetings

“Active Living By Design is a key partner for the North Carolina Division of Public Health. ALBD’s local, state, and national perspective has been invaluable in their work with us on the Move More Scholars Institute and the Communities Putting Prevention to Work Project.”
Lori Rhew, Manager
Community Approaches for Prevention Unit
NC Division of Public Health