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
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Government " and "Family and Social Support"
Help men improve their parenting skills and fathering knowledge via a voluntary, comprehensive fatherhood program
Connect incarcerated fathers to their families and prepare them for release via small group education sessions that address fathering knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors
Establish formal bodies that connect residents who work together to improve the geographic area in which they and others live
Provide home visiting services to low income, first time mothers and their babies, starting during pregnancy and continuing through a child’s second birthday
Allow community members to gather, socialize, walk, run, bike, skate, etc. by closing selected streets temporarily to motorized traffic; also called Ciclovía programs
Support individual and group use of internet-based tools to receive news, communicate or share information, collaborate on ideas, mobilize networks, and make collective decisions
Coordinate access to services across delivery systems and disciplinary boundaries (e.g., housing, disability, physical health, mental health, child welfare, workforce services, etc.)
Support and strengthen traumatized and distressed residents and communities and address effects of trauma (e.g., violence, poverty, homelessness, social isolation, racism, etc.) via a comprehensive, multi-stakeholder...
Provide youth with leadership and empowerment opportunities, often through social activities such as advocacy groups, peer education, youth-led participatory research, and local government youth advisory councils and boards