Provide academic instruction to students during the summer, often along with enrichment activities such as art or outdoor activities
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Offer employees control over an aspect of their schedule through arrangements such as flex time, flex hours, compressed work weeks, or self-scheduled shift work
Implement a policing philosophy based on community partnership, organizational transformation, and problem solving techniques to proactively address public safety issues: also called community-oriented policing
Focus police resources and enforcement on high-activity crime locations within a community (e.g., street blocks and buildings) using policing tactics such as increasing enforcement time, problem-oriented policing, etc.
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Where a ‘Different Experience’ Means Jobs, Fitness and a Better Life: RWJF Culture of Health Prize winner San Pablo, CARead more
Meet the 2018 RWJF Culture of Health Prize Winners and Learn How You Can Apply for Next Year's Prize!
This year the RWJF Culture of Health Prize has honored four communities for their commitment to health, opportunity, and equity.
- Cicero, Illinois
- Eatonville, Florida
- Klamath County, Oregon
- San Antonio, Texas
Is your community ready to join them? Learn more about their journeys and register for our webinar on September 25 at 3pm ET for more information about the applying for next year's Prize!