A national capacity building initiative to support diverse, community-based organizations and indigenous groups in developing effective, cutting-edge and culturally competent policy initiatives that address the root causes of childhood obesity for communities of color.

Grassroots Organizing is the Key to Healthy Communities

Grassroots Organizing is the Key to Healthy CommunitiesIn 2007, The Praxis Project, with the support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), created Communities Creating Healthy Environments (CCHE) to support community-based organizations and tribal groups to win policies that increase access to healthy food, safe places to play and physical activity at school.

CCHE is in its 3rd cycle of providing capacity building and training to our network members in 2016-2017.

In this website, we've gathered some of the best existing research and tools to help you understand the issue, and we’ll show you how our network is building on work that’s already being done to achieve the dream of a healthy community.