Policies & Programs, filtered by "Community Members" and "Expert Opinion"
Policies and programs that can improve health
Create designated tax districts that generate revenue to invest in affordable housing initiatives, blight remediation, and economic development efforts
Help commuters share transportation through informal arrangements between individuals, formally arranged dynamic ridesharing programs, or other ride-matching services
Establish dedicated children’s savings account (CSAs) to build assets over time with contributions from family, friends, and sometimes, supporting organizations; also called children’s development accounts (CDAs)
Support locally-based visual, media, and performing arts initiatives for children and adults; also called participatory arts programs
Establish partnerships between farmers and consumers in which consumers purchase a share of a farm’s products in advance
Offer opportunities for group purchase and distribution of selected grocery items, generally at a reduced price
Gather food left in fields after a primary harvest, food in fields where harvesting is not profitable, or excess produce from orchards, packing houses, urban agriculture sites, etc.
Provide more fresh fruits and vegetables, smaller portions, low fat, and reduced sodium or reduced sugar food options and other healthy foods at catered events
Create communities that promote interaction and cooperation between individuals of different ages and focus on the needs of all residents, especially children and older adults
Clean, remove, replace, or cover lead contaminated soil with non-contaminated soil, mulch, sod, grass, or concrete