Work to empower victims of intimate partner violence, help them with safety plans, and link them with community services (e.g., legal, housing, financial advice, emergency shelter, etc.)
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Nonprofits" and "Insufficient Evidence"
Provide one-on-one advice, education, and emotional and social support to women of color, by volunteer women of color, during pregnancy and for one year after birth
Use existing kitchen spaces for community members to share knowledge, resources, and labor to prepare, cook, and consume food, often with nutrition education provided for participants experiencing food insecurity
Encourage use of designated drivers via population-based mass media campaigns, incentive programs based in drinking establishments, and other efforts
Provide one-on-one or group adult education programs that cover topics such as basic budgeting, bank use, credit management, bankruptcy, credit building and counseling, homeownership, retirement, divorce, etc.
Provide employment-based services for non-custodial fathers who pay child support and experience a job loss or a decrease in income
Establish a non-share capital cooperative model in which fee-paying members can share the communal resources of a grocery, house, or utility cooperative
Provided case management, medical care, reproductive education, a medical home, and help with reproductive and self-management goals in the 18 months after an adverse birth outcome for Chicago-area women
Provide messages that support physical activity to large and broad audiences using newspapers, radio, television, and billboards
Reduce child and adolescent access to sexual content in television, movies, music, and videogames via rating systems, parental advisories, parental guidelines, etc.
Support programs that provide small loans, usually to disadvantaged individuals, to start or expand a small business, often with business training and other assistance
Help men improve their parenting skills and fathering knowledge via a voluntary, comprehensive fatherhood program
Provide low income or at-risk public school students and their families with information about social services and health care supports; also called community resource or family and community liaisons
Educate youth and college athletes, coaches, and parents about the severity of concussions in sports, proper prevention, detection, reporting, and treatment
Encourage participants to quit using tobacco on a set date or during a specific time period and give successful participants a chance to win financial rewards or other prizes; often called Quit & win contests