To further promote the ideas in the Blueprint for a Healthier America to policymakers, TFAH has created five graphics and will be conducting a social media campaign over the next week. The graphics include:
America Walks aims to use walkability to undo injustices through ensuring that every individual across the U.S. has safe, accessible, and enjoyable places to walk and be physically active and to be engaged within their community. The Every Body Walk! Collaborative (EBWC) came together to identify areas within communities where walkability can help to bridge divides, ease tensions, and address disparities. The EBWC has created a Social Justice Toolkit and training on creating communities that are safe, productive, and livable for all members. This toolkit will:
The Massachusetts Early Childhood Mental Health Partnership (a collaborative effort among the Boston Public Health Commission, the Massachusetts (MA) Executive Office of Health and Human Services and the MA Department of Public Health) has released a new toolkit for programs and providers interested in integrating child mental health into pediatric primary care.
Voices for Healthy Kids toolkit, Don't Sugarcoat Our Future, is designed to, "maximize interest and action to reduce consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages." Together with a collection of parallel toolkits on other proven social change strategies to help kids live more active, healthful lives, we want to help focus and energize advocates around the country.