Municipal Wellness Capacity Building

Dates: 2009

State: Massachusetts

Client(s): Justice Resource Institute, Inc.

Services: Health Care & Public Health Planning, Training & Technical Assistance, Health Systems Transformation

Technical Expertise: State and Local Public Health

JSI helped the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) and its partners develop a Community Wellness Planning and Implementation Program to combat obesity. Justice Resources Inc. subcontracted JSI to develop a process to award grants in approximately ten cities or towns across the state to support policy and environmental change.