Our Impact

HEAL Cities has helped cities to make important changes that improve the lives of those who live and work there. Throughout California, over 141 cities have adopted HEAL Resolutions establishing roadmaps for ongoing policy adoption focused on making their cities healthier places to live and work. 20 of these HEAL cities have adopted 30 policies that have creating sweeping and lasting changes, like these:

  • streets that are friendly to pedestrians and bicyclists
  • community gardens on city vacant lots
  • farmers markets that accept SNAP and WIC
  • city programs and vending machines free from sugary drinks and non-nutritious foods.
     

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