Arizona Alliance for Livable Communities

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Recycling Land for Healthier Communities

By | June 15th, 2016|Preparedness|

On June 2, our Office of Environmental Health sponsored a Land Recycling and New Tools for Creating Healthier Communities and Economic Growth workshop at the Flinn Foundation in Phoenix. The primary focus of the workshop was on how to improve community health through the reuse or redevelopment of property to reduce exposure to environmental contaminants, increase access to healthy [...]

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National Public Health Week: Together We Can Build Safe, Healthy Communities

By | April 8th, 2016|Prevention|

Where you live, learn, work, and play affects your health. Your opportunity to engage in healthy behaviors can be strongly impacted by the built environment around you, such as your home and neighborhood. There are some barriers that our public health system in Arizona is working to identify and develop strategies improve our communities. Thirty-five [...]

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Health Impact Assessment Training

By | February 18th, 2016|Prevention|

Our Bureau of Nutrition and Physical Activity, in collaboration with the Arizona Alliance For Livable Communities, is sponsoring a new, two-day Health Impact Assessment (HIA) training course designed and presented by Habitat Health Impact Consulting. The purpose of the training is to build the skills of local health departments, non-governmental organizations and other agencies to [...]