Delay school start times for middle and high schools to better align with adolescent sleep-wake cycles; often until after 8:30 or 9:00 a.m.
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Government " and "Some Evidence"
Provide legal representation for tenants with low incomes in eviction proceedings or offer limited legal assistance to prepare tenants to represent themselves in court
Establish locally or state mandated wages that are higher than federal minimum wage levels
Increase access to LARCs through cost reduction, comprehensive birth control counseling, provider training, efforts to ensure availability at local clinics, etc.
Provide funding via tax credits at the state and local level to support development and rehabilitation costs of low income rental housing
Support programs that provide matched dollar incentives for low or moderate income individuals to place some or all of their tax refund in a savings account
Pair new nurses with more experienced nurses who act as a resource and provide support as the new nurse establishes her or himself professionally
Address soil and water quality concerns via regular groundwater monitoring, education about risks to groundwater, water quotas and taxes, and other efforts
Support community members who are likely to encounter individuals who might overdose with education and training to administer naloxone and ensure all first responders are trained and authorized to administer naloxone
Provided work supports for low income individuals and families (e.g., job search assistance, transitional jobs, subsidized child care, health insurance, etc.); participants worked at least 30 hours/week