Modify local environments to support physical activity, increase access to new or existing facilities for physical activity, or build new facilities
How Healthy is Your Community?
What WorksMaximize your chances of success by choosing policies and programs that have been shown to work in real life and that are a good fit for your community. Our What Works for Health database provides evidence summaries and ratings for policies, programs, and systems changes that can improve health. A sampling of them is included below.
Establish voluntary formal groups of residents who work together to create a unified voice, enhance living conditions in their neighborhood, and address neighborhood concerns
Arrange active transportation with a fixed route, designated stops, and pick up times when children can walk to school with adult chaperones
Provide legal representation for tenants with low incomes in eviction proceedings or offer limited legal assistance to prepare tenants to represent themselves in court
Winners of the 2019 RWJF Culture of Health Prize announced!
From the Florida coast to the Alaskan islands, the 2019 Culture of Health Prize winners are tackling challenging issues through frank and open conversations, and creating inclusive spaces for taking action.