The Healthy Communities Movement began in America in 1989, and is a global movement to address community health and quality of life. The Healthy Communities Movement is a strategic and comprehensive method to improve community health because it focuses on the social, environmental, economic, and human health dimensions that contribute to a community’s health!
Social Capital is the networks of relationships and social supports we have based on norms of trust and reciprocity. Positive Social Capital is associated with positive health!
Human ‘Capital’ is best measured by human health! This health is multidimensional: it includes physical, mental, social, and emotional health to support healthy and happy communities!
Our environment incorporates our air, water, and soil quality, and also focuses on our built environment like sidewalk safety, access to healthy grocery stores and quality schools!
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Healthy Communities 2030! is partnering with the NYS Smokers' Quitline to promote community health and well-being by reducing community tobacco/vaping use! HC2030! is excited to promote the NYSQuitline's amazing resources. Check out the FREE resources below,...
September-October 2020 Newsletter Dear readers, On behalf of the Healthy Communities 2030! Team, we would like to thank you for your interest in our bi-monthly newsletter! Our September-October 2020 Edition highlights our exiting partnerships, projects, and...
July-August 2020 Newsletter Dear readers, On behalf of the Healthy Communities 2030! Team, we would like to thank you for your interest in our bi-monthly newsletter! Our July-August 2020 Newsletter begins with many exciting announcements at the beginning of our Fiscal...
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Lucy Connery, Executive Director
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