Healthier New Yorkers Through Better Streets

Safer Streets Helping to Create Healthier New Yorkers Across New York, there is a dedicated group of community champions on a mission to help build resilient and livable communities – one street at a time. Whether it is to be physically active, energize a community, reduce costs associated with travel, or make it easier to […]

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NYOPCE & NYDOH Present at Chronic Disease Director’s Academy

In September 2017, the NYOPCE team and the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) facilitated a six-hour training at the National Association for Chronic Disease Directors’ 2017 Chronic Disease Academy. Over 15 Department of Health and Public Health Chronic Disease Directors and staff representing states across the U.S. were in attendance. NYOPCE and NYSDOH […]

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What Is a Healthy Community?

In January 2016, JSI asked a number of grantees from the first convening of the New York Obesity Prevention Center for Excellence (OPCE) what they thought was a healthy community.

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