Community Gardens Initiatives can Increase Healthy Lifestyles among Asian Pacific Americans

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In 2012, APA Healin’ (Asian Pacific Americans – Healthy Eating & Active Living in Our Neighborhoods), a health collaborative launched by the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF) performed a community needs assessment in Asian Pacific American communities in NYC. This needs assessment identifies themes in how the built environment effects physical activity, access to healthy foods, and …

Prevention Agenda Fact Sheets: Implementing Change in Communities Affected by Chronic Disease

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  The Albany School of Public Health, Center for Public Health Continuing Education, in collaboration with the New York State Health Department, The New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), and Designing a Strong and Healthy New York (DASH-NY) offered spring trainings on Evidence Based Approaches to Preventing Chronic Disease: Action Plans and Implementation in support of the Prevention Agenda 2013-2017. With the …

Voices for Healthy Kids Shared Use Liability Toolkit Available!

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Voices for Healthy Kids, a joint initiative of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation  and American Heart Association released a toolkit on shared use entitled Unlock the Doors. The toolkit is a compilation of facts, sample materials, and guidance on how to build, engage, and mobilize a social movement in your state or community on this critical issue. The toolkit is …