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By bruce | Published: July 6, 2011
CHEER will be implementing a “community health improvement process” in locations throughout Takoma Park and Long Branch. This is a process which has been shown to be an effective way to make change happen. It shares many of the same elements with the “MAP-IT” approach recommended in Healthy People 2020. The CHEER adaptation engages people [...]
By bruce | Published: April 29, 2011
A healthy community is one where people have good physical and emotional health. But this is more than just the absence of illness. A healthy community promotes well-being and offers a high quality of life. Healthy communities can be measured along five dimensions which contribute significantly to people’s ability to thrive.
By bruce | Published: January 24, 2011
Takoma Park will formulate a new model for democracy. We will connect people and empower them to solve problems. We are already moving in this direction, and in coming years we will create urban agriculture and food cooperatives, local sustainable energy and recycling industries, and will foster new enterprises that use information and technology. We [...]