The Community Action Model highlights the importance of a community’s context, defines six essential practices that undergird success, and focuses the action approach to 3Ps: Partner, Prepare, and Progress. It also describes some expected impacts.
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.
This document offers a range of insights that challenge business as usual, and explores lessons learned about investing in healthy community change to help funders of all sizes leverage their investments, achieve their goals and sustain their results.
Authored by KEYS 4 HealthyKids Coalition. This planning matrix is a tool used by KEYS 4 HealthyKids partners to help prioritize potential healthy eating and active living strategies by considering equity, impact and feasibility.
The Fit Together Grant Program was established to support five rural North Carolina community partnerships to improve community health and increase physical activity utilizing Active Living By Design’s Community Action Model.
The first of three videos in a series, this video looks at how the HKHC partnership in Chicago identified and planned their initiative with the neighborhood surrounding Humboldt Park.
The first of three videos in a series, this video looks at the identified challenges experienced in the “new appalachia of the west,” in the Central Valley region of California.
The first of three videos in a series, this video examines the challenges in the Smoketown community within Louisville, KY and how the HKHC partnership planned to address the childhood obesity problems in that area.
Authored by the Benton County Health Department. This survey form was used with Benton County, OR residents to determine their activities, barriers and options related to transportation, parks/recreation, gardening and other community services/programs.
This ten-step guide developed by the Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program and funded by the California Endowment, provides a brief yet detailed overview of how to establish a fruit and vegetable stand on school property. The conclusion of the document includes advertising and marketing tools to help guide what items would be needed for a successful market.
The American Journal of Preventive Medicine, December 2009 supplement focuses on the Active Living by Design grant program and community partnerships.