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Shared-Use Agreement Opens Recreation Options

The residents of Alice, Texas had few place to participate in physical activity until the Alice Independent School District and the city came together with a shared-use agreement. Read more

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Living in A Food Desert

A Guest Voice by Deja Dupree from Youth Radio. “There are so many different places you can buy unhealthy foods, but there’s only one place where you can get fresh fruits and vegetables in my neighborhood.” Read more

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A Life-Expectancy Gap That Hasn’t Changed in 15 Years

Ted Eytan’s Washington D.C. walk to work each morning takes him through eight years of life expectancy. Read more

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National Civic Review

Throughout 2014, Community Commons is partnering with the National Civic Review to celebrate 25 years of the Healthy Communities Movement. Read more

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Sustaining the Effort: It Takes More Than Money

Live Well Omaha realized that the efforts to create a healthy community take two things: sustained momentum over time and commitment for the long haul. Read more

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