Learn how implementing Community Benefits Programs into your local community can promote healthy developments and enrich residents’ lives.
There are many ways you can take action for your community. Watch our video Strengthening Communities through Healthier Streets for more on how you can improve safety on streets in your city.
The San Mateo County Health System and the San Mateo County Food System Alliance has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a contractor to prepare a Vision for a San Mateo County Food and Farm Bill. The visioning document will identify the opportunities and strategies for creating the first localized Food and Farm Bill in the nation to improve the health of our community, environment, and economy.
Check out our short video on best practices for developing and implementing strong cradle-to-career programs from the Promise Neighborhoods Institute. See how these programs can help break the cycle of poverty and improve health by focusing on education, and highlighting the importance of collaboration, accountability, and a focus on results for our children.
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The committee will focus on the needs of residents who walk or bicycle for local trips. Focus areas include Safe Routes to School, Safe Routes to Transit, walking routes to serve seniors and people with disabilities and projects to improve the safety and connectivity for bicycling to and from local destinations. Learn more about the committee here.
Thanks to everyone who submitted a community implementation funding application to help advance health through these priority areas next year! Applications were due by November 6 before 5:00pm.