The following organizations share OPCE's goal of building healthier communities. Their websites contain useful information and resources for CHSC grantees and those working in the field of obesity prevention.
DASH-NY is Designing a Strong and Healthy New York and encouraging all New Yorkers to make healthy choices by engaging multiple sectors in creating policy, systems, and environmental changes to prevent chronic disease and promote well-being.
The New York School-Based Health Alliance represents school-based health centers (SBHC) in New York State. SBHCs exist at the intersection of education and health and are the caulk that prevents children and adolescents from falling through the cracks. They provide care – primary health, mental health and counseling, family outreach, and chronic illness management – […]
ChangeLab Solutions has multiple tools for building healthier communities, including active communities, healthy food environments, limiting unhealthy foods, junk food marketing, and healthier schools.
Shop Healthy NYC works with communities — 13 including residents, food retailers, and food suppliers and distributors — to increase access to healthy foods. Shop Healthy NYC has developed a guide for community residents and organizations interested in working with local food retailers to increase healthy offerings, like fresh fruits and vegetables, 100% whole wheat […]
Wholesome Wave works in 33 states and could be a partner in New York. They run, among other efforts, a nutrition incentive program that provides a monetary incentive when low-income consumers spend their federal nutrition benefits at farmers markets and other retail outlets on fresh fruits and vegetables. They were identified by the White House […]
The Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity is a non-profit research and public policy organization devoted to promoting solutions to childhood obesity, poor diet, and weight bias through research and policy. The Center serves as a leading research institution and clearinghouse for resources that add to our understanding of the complex forces affecting how […]
Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams. Combining comprehensive strategies with common sense, Let’s Move! is about putting children on the path to a healthy […]