Presentation on theme: "Community Landscape Asset Mapping"— Presentation transcript:
1Community Landscape Asset Mapping Chicago Department of Public HealthChicago Center forCommunity PartnershipsJessica Hooberman, MPH
2Background CCCP grew out of citywide planning body Coalition developmentStrategic planningCapacity buildingLocal decision-making as opposed to city level
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4Community Landscape Asset Mapping (CLAM) Used as element of assessment phase of planning processDeveloped in Chicago by Lawndale Health Promotion Project and University of Illinois-Chicago School of Public HealthInput from community residents and other stakeholders
5CLAM theory Health inequities classified by 4 types of landscapes: Ecological: air, water, safetyMaterialist: presence of resources such as employment opportunitiesConsumption: resources for purchaseTherapeutic: opportunities for promoting a sense of well-being
6CLAM methodology 3 surveys to capture the 4 landscapes Looking Around (census block level)Vacant lots, parks, police, gang tags, schools, beauty shops, etc.Grocery ShoppingVariety of fresh produce, meats, quality of foods, presence of tobacco and alcohol, etc.Eating OutMenu options, quality, cleanliness, cost, etc.
7CLAM methodology Conducted in all five communities Coalition members adapt as appropriateResidents hired and trainedCDPH analyzes dataCoalitions use results to help identify strategic issues
8Healthy Chicago Lawn example ResultsHealthy Chicago Lawn example
1143 food stores70% sell tobacco products37% sell fresh produceMajority with fresh produce are located in northern half of community20% of the population must travel ½ mile or more to get to the nearest food store with produce
12Innovative projects Grocery store initiative Information sharing Locally and citywideInformation sharingMore informed decision-makingTargeted interventions