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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Community engagement is a key component to advancing health equity. In Allen County, Kansas, a 2017 RWJF Culture of Health Prize-winning community, Thrive Allen County works to improve quality of life by creating conditions for residents to embrace their power and act collectively.
Join our webinar on Tuesday, November 20 at 3pm ET to learn more about their experiences and how you can partner with the community to improve health and advance equity.