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.
This website provides a toolkit for implementing Healthiest Practice Open Streets. ‘Open Streets’ are community-based programs that temporarily open selected streets to people, by closing them to cars. By doing […]
The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., the YMCA engages 21 million men, women and children […]
The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) is a non-profit organization that drives principled solutions through rigorous analysis, reasoned negotiation and respectful dialogue. The BPC Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative seeks to […]
Cornell Cooperative Extension puts knowledge to work in pursuit of economic vitality, ecological sustainability and social well-being. We bring local experience and research based solutions together, helping New York State […]
The goal of the Partnership is to significantly reduce chronic disease in New York City—for everyone—by supporting proven, community-level efforts, to change the environments in which people make decisions that […]
The CDC’s Healthy Schools section includes a multitude of resources on the nutrition environment, physical activity, obesity prevention, and chronic conditions. These resources include: data, tools, trainings, school health guidelines, […]
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation works with schools, companies, community organizations, healthcare professionals, and families to transform the conditions and systems that lead to healthier kids. The Alliance’s goal […]