1. KADNAB - Knowledge Alone Does Not Affect Behavior 2. “...Environmental change critical part of a comprehensive strategy.” 3. Need multiple coordinated strategies.
Healthy Communities Principles z Broad definition of health. z Broad definition of community. z Shared vision and values. z Quality of life for everyone. z Diverse resident participation and widespread community ownership. z Invests in youth leadership and development. z Focus on “systems change.” z Capacity building using local assets and resources. z Benchmark and measure process and outcomes. Source: Ayre, Clough, Norris Italics are Mass. Partnership’s modification of internationally recognized Principles.
Individual Skills & Capacities Social, Civic Betterment Groups Community Nest - Community Assets Personal Economic Resources Local Institutions Schools/Faith Cultural Events/ Organizations Space (Open and Gathering Space) Businesses (Formal and informal- producing)
MassForum VII Curriculum Introduction to Healthy Communities The Change Model Diversity – Including all the voices Leadership Youth Development Assessing, Visioning, Planning, Implementing, Evaluating (2 sessions) Communicating
HEALTHY COMMUNITIES HEALTHY COMMUNITIES What is the roadmap?