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Joint Use Agreements

The concept of joint use is a way to increase opportunities for children and adults to be more physically active. It refers to two or more entities — usually a school and a city or private organization — sharing indoor and outdoor spaces like gymnasiums, athletic fields and playgrounds.

Playing Smart: Maximizing the Potential of School and Community Property through Joint Use Agreements (pdf)

Joint Use Agreements- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Texas Adopts Policy to Increase Access to Physical Activity-Joint Use

Safe Routes to School

Safe Routes to School is a national and international movement to create safe, convenient, and fun opportunities for children to bicycle and walk to and from schools… Safe Routes to School can also play a critical role in reversing the alarming nationwide trend toward childhood obesity and inactivity.

Texas Safe Route to School National Partnership

Workplace Wellness

Workplace wellness is any workplace health promotion activity or organizational policy designed to support healthy behavior in the workplace and to improve health outcomes.

Workplace Wellness Programs Study-Final Report

Long Live Texans- Workplace Action Toolkit

Long Live Texans has created a Workplace Action Toolkit that provides businesses and employers effective plans for implementing employee wellness activities and policies that have potential to boost the bottom line as they reduce employee risks for chronic disease.

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