Healthy Environments Links
The Global Institute of Sustainability is the hub of Arizona State University’s sustainability initiatives. The Institute advances research, education, and business practices for an urbanizing world. Its School of Sustainability, the first of its kind in the U.S., offers transdisciplinary degree programs focused on finding practical solutions to environmental, economic, and social challenges.
Five decades after the war on poverty, a work force that can systematically address the social causes of illness is still to be built. Health Leads offers a model of how it might work.
Communities Creating Healthy Environments: Improving Access to Healthy Foods and Safe Places to Play in Communities of Color
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation national programs grant "To build state and national momentum to reverse the epidemic of childhood obesity through strategic investment in those communities most affected."
Baltimore hired a food policy coordinator, making the city one of the first in the country with a paid "food czar".
Article from Health Promotion International focusing on the integral aspects of water upon ecosystems that contribute to healthy environments.
In Cleveland communities where grab-and-go meals are plentiful and the nearest full-service grocery store can be miles away, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is working to make nutritious choices available.