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Additional Resources for Communities

Information for community models was developed, in part, using these resources:

Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW)
Website
A program that supported the implementation of environmental change initiatives within 50 communities. Changes are aimed at making healthy living easier with the aim to produce broad, high–impact, sustainable health outcomes for the communities.
Organization(s): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Future of the Public's Health in the 21st Century
Document
Provides recommendations for the governmental public health system and entities in other sectors to contribute to strengthening the public health infrastructure, to protect and promote health and wellbeing.
Author(s): Committee on Assuring the Health of the Public in the 21st Century
Organization(s): Health and Medicine Division (HMD), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Date: 11/2002

What Shapes Health-Related Behaviors?
Document
Discusses major health issues within their broader social context and provides suggestions for helping individuals choose health-promoting behaviors in communities.
Author(s): Barclay, C., Braveman, P., & Egerter, S.
Organization(s): Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Date: 3/2011