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Let’s start a movement to support local communities in defining, designing, and creating their own healthy futures—one where working with communities is the goal and listening to how communities define their needs is the norm.

Improving community health requires coordination across all sectors, beyond just public health and healthcare. We must work together collectively to achieve the vision of the ASTHO Challenge to build healthy and resilient communities.

Elements of a healthy and resilient community

Who Can Join?

We invite individuals and organizations committed to advancing health equity and supporting community-led, place-based health equity initiatives to support the challenge.

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Why Become a Recognized Partner?

Signing on as a recognized partner organization has numerous benefits, including:

  • Opportunities to collaborate with other health equity champions and partners.
  • Learning about ways to scale and spread community-led, place-based health equity initiatives where you live.
  • A forum to share your successes, tools, and experiences with a larger network.

Partners in Building Healthy and Resilient Communities

ASTHO Challenge Leaders

National Association of County and City Health Officials
Office of the U.S. Surgeon General

Additional Partners

American Public Health Association
National Association of State Offices of Minority Health
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Trust for America’s Health
W.K. Kellogg Foundation