Create contracts that support community access to existing facilities (e.g., schools, churches, etc.) before or after business hours; also called joint use, open use, or community use agreements
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Business" and "Nonprofits"
Provide short-term employment opportunities for youth, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds
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
Establish time-limited, subsidized, paid job opportunities to provide a bridge to unsubsidized employment
Support food-producing and income-earning activities in urban environments (e.g., edible landscapes, front yard or rooftop gardens, window farming, hydroponics, livestock, etc.)
Implement anti-idling policies and awareness campaigns to reduce engine idling for passenger vehicles, school buses, and/or equipment and truck fleets
Support breastfeeding via private, well-equipped lactation spaces in workplaces, along with breastfeeding breaks, flexible schedules, professional lactation support, etc.
Use educational, environmental, and behavioral strategies to improve food choices and physical activity opportunities in worksite settings, also called workplace health programs
Provide participating high school students with professional opportunities that combine academic and on-the-job training or mentorship
Allow residents to keep chickens and bees within city or municipality limits