Provide youth with leadership and empowerment opportunities, often through social activities such as youth councils, advocacy groups, peer education, and local government youth boards
What Works for Health
Policies and programs that can improve health
Establish an ongoing relationship between an older youth or young adult and a younger child or adolescent, usually an elementary or middle school student; also called cross-age peer mentoring
Allow residents to keep chickens and bees within city limits
Limit or ban fast food outlets in areas of a city, restrict the number or density of outlets, or regulate distance between fast food outlets and other sites (e.g., schools)
Use zoning regulations to address aesthetics and safety of the physical environment, street continuity and connectivity, residential density and proximity to businesses, schools, and recreation, etc.