Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities: School and Local Government Collaborations

Local Governm,ent Commission and the Cities, Counties, and Schools Partnership, 2007

Fact Sheet

The Local Government Commission and the Cities, Counties, and Schools Partnership produced this fact sheet in April 2007 showing how collaborative efforts between government officials and schools can join forces to reduce childhood obesity. It provides research resources and eight specific examples of policies (some of which are safe routes to schools initiatives), join use agreement, community garden programs, and fast food zoning policies.

CHSC Priority Area(s):

Complete Streets Comprehensive Physical Activity Programs (CSPAP) School Nutrition/Competitive Foods School Wellness Policy

Setting:

Community School

Area(s) of Expertise:

Competitive Foods CSPAP Food Marketing in Schools Healthy Food Environment School Nutrition School Wellness Policy

http://lgc.org/wordpress/docs/freepub/community_design/fact_sheets/Healthy_Kids_Healthy_Communities.pdf

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