3M: Healthy Communities Toolkit

ArCOP has gathered a ton of resources together to help communities get started and go farther utilizing the free, online Healthy Communities Toolkit*. Access the information by clicking on the image or the orange link in the caption.

*This toolkit was developed through ArCOP’s Mayors Mentoring Mayors project (3M).

Arkansas’ Most Preventable Health Problem: Obesity!
Learn why focusing on health makes fiscal sense & see what YOU can do to help protect your city.
ArCOP’s Online Healthy Communities Toolkit | Pg 1

How to Get Growing!
The first steps to get started are to identify your current status and to assemble the right team.
ArCOP’s Online Healthy Communities Toolkit | Pg 2

What is Your City’s Role in Growing a Healthy Community?
Elected officials across Arkansas are recognizing the economic and health benefits of jumping on this healthy community bandwagon!
ArCOP’s Online Healthy Communities Toolkit | Pg 3

Growing a Healthy Community with Access to Healthy Food!
Farmers’ markets, SNAP, mobile markets, school & community gardens and so much more!
ArCOP’s Online Healthy Communities Toolkit | Pg 4

Growing a Healthy Community with Access to Physical Activity!
Complete streets, road diets, trails, join use agreements, etc!
ArCOP’s Online Healthy Communities Toolkit | Pg 5

Growing a Healthy Workplace!
Learn about the CDC Worksite Wellness ScoreCard and other resources.
ArCOP’s Online Healthy Communities Toolkit | Pg 6

Growing Healthy Kids!
Learn about programs that help kids beginning in early childhood and following them through school. ArCOP’s Online Healthy Communities Toolkit | Pg 7

Use Your Voice!
Learn what Arkansas mayors are saying about the importance of Growing a Healthy Community and add your voice!
ArCOP’s Online Healthy Communities Toolkit | Pg 8