About the Book
This guide provides leaders of local healthy community partnerships with practical, field-tested, strategic advice to help them be more proactive and effective. Since 2002, Active Living By Design has gathered these lessons, principles and examples from a range of healthy community partnerships and their leaders. Themes in Lessons for Leaders include capacity building, communication, community engagement for equity, and advancing policy and systems change.
Active Living By Design (ALBD) creates community-led change by working with local and national partners to build a culture of active living and healthy eating. ALBD provides strategic consultation and technical assistance in collaboration with coalitions, professionals, nonprofit agencies and philanthropic organizations across the United States to create healthy communities.