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Los Angeles County Department of Public Health: PLACE Program

PLACEThe Los Angeles County Department of Public Health established the PLACE Program (Policies for Livable Active Communities and Environments) to create policy, systems, and environmental change that make physical activity a routine part of daily life in Los Angeles County cities and communities.

Funding Partner: Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Award: 2007–2008

Services Provided:

  • Program design and development assistance
  • CFP consultation and proposal reviews
  • Guidance on and participation in site visits
  • Consultation in design of technical assistance and learning network activities

PLACE1“The active living movement in the United States has grown by leaps and bounds… If there’s one organization that has done more than anyone to nurture this growth, it’s Active Living By Design. You all guided, inspired, and supported incipient efforts across the country, generously sharing your experience and expertise along the way. Thank you for your leadership, vision, and friendship.”
Jean Armbruster, Director, PLACE Program, Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, LA County Department of Public Health