SOPHE is committed to supporting healthy communities by reducing chronic disease through policy, systems and environmental change. SOPHE is one of 5 national organizations working with CDC on the ACHIEVE program (Action Communities for Health, Innovation, and Environmental Change). For more information, visit: www.achievecommunities.org.
Below is a brief list of useful resources:
ACHIEVE Insert - Learn more about SOPHE's work with the CDC's Healthy Communities Program by viewing this special insert located here.
Coalition Guide Resource - SOPHE has developed 5 easy to use fact sheets to assist and guide communities and leaders through the process of building a coalition.
- Coalition Guide 1 - Before You Build Your Coalition
- Coalition Guide 2 - Formation
- Coalition Guide 3 - Implementation
- Coalition Guide 4 - Maintenance
- Coalition Guide 5 - Institutionalization
Community Commons - Community Commons (beta 2.0) is an interactive mapping, networking, and learning utility for the broad-based healthy, sustainable, and livable communities' movement. For details, visit: www.communitycommons.org
Guide to The Community Preventive Services - The Community Guide is a free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community. For details and to access the guide, visit: www.thecommunityguide.org
Resource on Publishing Your Work - These streamlined fact sheets are designed to encourage you and help you through the process of getting your work published.