On March 10, 2015 members of the Cleveland Avenue Neighborhood Health Committee met with project facilitators to discuss elements of the Transformation Plan’s Resident Health focus area. Committee members first viewed a presentation (March_Mtg_Health_Final_V1) which presented neighborhood health data, identified health-related challenges , and provided case studies illustrating opportunities for successful interventions. Following the presentation, committee members established Health Goals for the plan and brainstormed a list of potential supporting partners, programs, and funding sources.
Three main goals for the Resident Health plan element were identified by the committee and other stakeholders:
1) Residents of the Cleveland Avenue neighborhood have reliable access to fresh, healthy, safe, and affordable food;
2) Cleveland Avenue residents have dependable access to affordable health care and appropriate levels of health insurance coverage; and
3) Cleveland Avenue neighborhood residents live in a community that promotes and supports active, healthy living.
As these goals are further refined and developed, creative strategies for their achievement will identified- check back often for updates!