GROW Healthy Communities

Community Overview

GROW Healthy Kids & Communities engages with Oregon’s rural residents and stakeholders to learn about rural communities and to help select and implement evidence-based environmental strategies unique to Oregon’s rural areas that will benefit Oregon’s rural residents for years to come.

Community Surveys

bullet point HEAL-MAPPS™
Families will have an opportunity to measure their physical activity using accelerometers.
bullet point Community Food and Physical Activity Environment Survey
This tool assesses the actual (vs. perceived) rural com-munity food & physical activity resources.
   

Community Feedback

bullet point HEAL MAPPS™ Feedback
This report details the community supports and barriers to healthy eating and physical activity.
bullet point Community Food and Physical Activity Environment Survey Feedback
This report analyzes all community food and physical activity resources
   

Community Action

bullet point Building coalitions to work collaboratively on community-wide issues
bullet point Securing local grants to improve healthy eating and physical activity opportunities in rural communities
bullet point Working collaboratively to implement community-based change




GROW Mission