A personal reflection on the relationship between education and place.
It’s hard to write about the health benefits of parks with any sincerity while processing two more mass shootings, and the fact that one of them was motivated by white nationalism. Right now, there are a lot of people carrying trauma that no park can heal. That being said, it is still important to address inequitable park access, because it is yet another symptom of our country’s bigger problem: racism.
A conversation with Rachel Banner, Director of Park Access at the National Recreation and Park Association
Alamance County, NC advocates are practicing a culture of learning with a do-it-yoursel(ves) spirit.
There is clear evidence that living near parks and natural places improves health—depending on the park.
Healthy Places by Design and the Safe Routes Partnership have leveraged a remote office structure to better serve our staff and clients. We recently connected to compare notes.
Insights from a Farmer Foodshare board member
A conversation with Jennifer Zuckerman of the World Food Policy Center
And the communities sowing seeds for a healthier future
In a recent post, Healthy Places by Design shared an overview of how transportation intersects with creating healthy places. Among the roundup of research were a few points that highlighted inequitable outcomes. Namely, that communities of color are exposed to traffic pollution at higher rates than White Americans1 and disproportionately breathe polluted air caused by White […]