Monday, October 29, 2012

FW: Food Policy Data Added to the Commons

For those of you interested in and/or using Community Commons (a source of some hard to find data), here’s an announcement of recent updates, webinars being offered (mostly about public health/wellness and food availability), and community forums to share ideas and glean wisdom from others! It’s free to join and use the data!



New Map Data for
Food Policy Councils! 


EQUITY DATA ADDED - The Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC) released their list of Food Policy Councils to Community Commons. View the list as a map here.


END CHILDHOOD OBESITY CHALLENGE - Winning idea to help end childhood obesity to receive $10,000 and expert advice to turn concept into reality. Learn more at PHA.


PUBLIC HEALTH FUNDING INFOGRAPHIC - shows how public health saves lives and money. View it here. 


JOIN THE DIALOGUE- From Weight of the Nation and Urban Agriculture to Worksite Wellness and Collective Impact,  group dialogues are growing everyday. Join a Group or create your own!


OFFICE HOURS- Got questions? We've got answers! Community Commons Office Hours are every Wednesday at 11:00am CST. 




Thursday, November 1, 2012 @ 1:00pm CST: Health is a Calling Card: Tools to Build Health into Safe Routes to School


Thursday, November 8, 2012 @ 2:30pm CST: Market-Based Models for Increasing Access to Healthy Food: Defining What Works


Wednesday, November 14, 2012 1:30pm CST: Where We Stand and What's Ahead: Public Health and the Prevention Fund

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