Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program
The Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program (CCROPP) is a model program utilizing a policy and environmental change approach to help community members gain access to healthy food, beverages and safe spaces to be physically active. Central to CCROPP's work is a leadership training program (Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities Leadership Program), in which local residents gain the critical skills and tools to take on leadership roles and help to create healthier communities.
Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program - San Joaquin Valley
The goals of this grant are to: 1) involve low-income San Joaquin Valley residents in public decision-making processes affiliated with the Smart Valley Places consortium in order to improve transportation, housing and the environment; and 2) develop capacity among local organizations to facilitate residents' informed participation in public decision-making processes.
Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program: Developing Community Leaders
The Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program (CCROPP) has served as a site for the Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities initiative since December 2009. CCROPP has created a community leadership development curriculum, which has enhanced the capacity of community residents to improve the food and physical activity environments in their communities.
Children’s Health Awareness Project
Two Fresno State Leadership students will work at the California Regional Obesity Prevention Program on children’s health awareness and good nutrition.
My Plate Summer Lunch 2012
The Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program (CCROPP) will increase Summer Lunch participation in seven Central Valley, California, counties by 20 percent in 2012 and increase fruit and vegetables in summer lunches from regional sources that create a "My Plate" Summer Lunch Program.
Pilot Testing Community Resiliency - Implementing THRIVE
PHI will conduct a training of trainers for use of THRIVE (the Tool for Health and Resilience in Vulnerable Environments) and its use in community-level health equity projects in the regions we serve. THRIVE assists communities to improve health and health equity through the selection and prioritization of local determinants of health and to develop effective strategies to achieve equity, improve health and safety, and reduce illness and injury.
Support for Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program
The Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program (CCROP) will work to reverse poor policies and create new policies and environments that make healthy choices easy in the San Joaquin Valley region. CCROP will engage and inform communities acting in many sectors to create change.
Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant Program
The Central California Regional Obesity Prevention Program will: 1) develop a training curriculum in multiple languages, vetted with participants and city planning; 2) review and update the curriculum for different local scenarios to provide more transportation choices; 3) promote equitable, affordable housing; and 4) coordinate policies and leverage investment.