In my last post, I talked about the fact that public health efforts driven by community members themselves are the most likely to take root and succeed over the long-term. In this post, I’ll look at how we decided that Dove Springs, a community in the foundation's own backyard, emerged as the front runner for us to refine and implement our place-based strategy.
Zip codes & genetic codes, part 2: How we selected a focal point for our place-based childhood obesity prevention efforts
In my last post, I talked about the fact that public health efforts driven by community members themselves are the most likely to take root and succeed over the long-term. In this post, I’ll look at how we decided that Dove Springs, a community in the foundation's own backyard, emerged as the front runner for us to refine and implement our place-based strategy.