HEAL Cities Campaign

The Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Cities Campaign, funded by Kaiser Permanente and other partners, supports cities in their efforts to improve the physical environment and give residents more opportunities to be physically active and eat healthful foods.

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HEAL Summit


San Pablo, California: Eliminating Barriers to Employment as a Pathway to Better Health

With a jobless rate that soared to 20 percent five years ago, San Pablo made eliminating barriers to employment and supporting small businesses a priority.


Keynote Presentation by Tina Gallegos

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HEAL Cities Campaign Evaluation by Barbara Masters and Gigi Barsoum

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Pillar #1: Workplace Wellness


Intersection of HEAL and Workplace Wellness, Policies, and Benefits by Blythe Young, Policy Specialist for Public Health Advocates

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Leveraging The Power Of Employee Engagement In Employee Wellness Programs by Tina Gallegos, Assistant to the City Manager, City of San Pablo

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Building A Culture of Health by Karen Lyons, Kaiser Permanente

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Pillar #2: Healthy Food Access


Environmental Health's Unique Role For Safe, Clear, Food Donation by Tracy Delany, Executive Director Public Health Alliance of Southern California

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Collective Action To Address Access To Healthy Food by Elly Brown, San Diego Food System Alliance

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Public Health Alliance of Southern California Healthy Food Systems Work Group

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Pillar #3: Community Planning


Bridging The Gap Between Climate Action Plans And Community Health Goals co-presented by Mindy Fogg, Supervising Planner l Long Range Planning Division, County of Santa Barbara l Planning & Development and Shelley Saitowitz, MPH, Community Health Program Specialist, County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency

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Parks As Community Systems: The Complete Parks Framework by Benita Tsao, Senior Policy Analyst, ChangeLab Solutions

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Community Engagement in Active Transportation Projects by Alfred Mata Jr., MPA Local Policy Program Manager for Public Health Advocates

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The Intersection Between Land Use, Air Quality and Your Health by Aeron Arlin Genet, Air Pollution Control Officer, Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District

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Implementing Complete Parks by Kanat Tibet, MA, California HEAL Cities Campaign Director

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HEAL Resolutions

City of Lompoc HEAL Resolution (adopted September 18, 2012)

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City of Goleta HEAL Resolution (adopted TBA)

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City of Santa Barbara HEAL Resolution (adopted February 4, 2014)

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City of Santa Maria HEAL Resolution (adopted June 7, 2016)

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Santa Barbara County HEAL Resolution (adopted February 2, 2016)

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pdfHealth Eating Active Living Resolution – Attachment A View and Download PDF »

Kaiser Permanente Community Health Initiatives

We support innovative efforts to increase nutritious foods, physical activity, economic vitality, safety and wellness in local schools, workplaces and neighborhoods.
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Change Lab Solutions

ChangeLab Solutions provides community-based solutions for America’s most common and preventable diseases like cancer, heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and asthma.
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Public Health Institute

The Public Health Institute is dedicated to promoting health, well-being and quality of life for people throughout California, across the nation and around the world.
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Provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information.
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SNAP-Ed Connection

The SNAP-Ed Connection is a dynamic online resource center for State and local SNAP-Ed providers. SNAP-Ed Connection is funded by USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service [link to http://www.fns.usda.gov/] (FNS) and maintained at the National Agricultural Library’s [link to http://www.nal.usda.gov/]Food and Nutrition Information Center. FNS works to end hunger and obesity through the administration of 15 federal nutrition assistance programs including WIC, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and school meals.
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