Related Links

The HEAL Cities Campaign partners with numerous organizations, listed below, that have expertise in policies related to physical activity and nutrition. These organizations and their helpful resources are described in the fact sheets of the HEAL Cities Campaign toolkit.

 

Organization  HEAL Cities Campaign Policy Areas
California Center for Public Health Advocacy Policy briefs on a number of obesity related issues, including the recent "The Economic Costs of Overweight, Obesity, and Physical Inactivity Among Clifornia Adults - 2006"
California Task Force on Youth and Workforce Wellness The Taskforce sponsors the annual Fit Business Award. Its website contains numerous resources for developing and implementing employee wellness policies and programs.
ChangeLab Solutions Fact sheets, model policies and technical assistance on land use, economic development, and redevelopment
Health Matters at Work Provides workforce wellness resources to cities through national and local health charities. Assessment tools, educational materials, chronic disease management, and related resources.
Institute for Local Government Updated planner's guild, Understanding the Basics of Land Use, materials and training on land use and health, AB 32 and SB 375
Institute of Medicine Report on local government actions to prevent childhood obesity
Let's Move Cities and Towns Campaign to enroll US cities in effort to stem obesity in a generation
Local Government Commission Fact sheets, model policies and training on smart growth, complete streets, safe routes to school, active transportation, community gardens, AB 32 and SB 375 and other topics
National Policy & Legal Analysis Network to Prevent Childhood Obesity Fact sheets and model policies on land use, healthy school food, and more

PolicyLink

Policy papers with recommendations on health and the built environment and access to healthy food
Strategic Alliance Database of local physical activity and nutrition policy
Strategic Growth Council Urban Greening Planning and Program RFPs are potential resources for cities to increase physical activity and access to healthy food.
The City Project Mapping and policies related to parks and open space
US Conference of Mayors This report suggests a range of policies local governments can enact and includes many California examples.
Healthy Eating Active Living Cities Campaign Contact Us Submit a Policy


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