Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Federal funding gives states and localities a resource for programs that make walking and bicycling conditions safer, more accessible, and more convenient for children and their families.
In Northeast Iowa, a coalition of diverse stakeholders is creating opportunities for healthy eating and physical activity in a rural, geographically spread out region. As a W. K. Kellogg Foundation Food & Fitness Initiative project site, the Northeast Iowa Coalition is proving that strong collaboration can help achieve a vision of a healthier, more sustainable community.
Food and activity advocates in New York City are collaborating to develop a comprehensive and long-term plan for making changes to food and activity environments, particularly in high-need neighborhoods. Funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the New York City Food and Fitness Partnership is increasing access to healthy food in communities and enhancing opportunities for active living.
The Boston Indicators Project, initiated in 1997 with its first formal report released in 2000, issues biennial indicator reports with measures of progress in sectors that are directly related to social determinants of health and conditions in Boston's communities that either promote or detract from the health of residents.