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Suggested Proposal Topics
We are seeking proposals that include (but are not limited) to the following topics of interest in the fields of community health, safety, and wellness.
Multi-level community/place-based initiatives, such as:
- Initiatives reflecting multiple levels of the social-ecological model or the Spectrum of Prevention.
- Projects involving co-creation with community.
- Innovations in funding and sustainable practices.
Systems-level strategies, such as:
- Identification of leverage points in inequitable or unhealthy systems in order to disrupt and introduce change.
- Innovations in youth leadership systems.
- Introduction of new and innovative systems to address complex problems.
Health equity initiatives, such as efforts:
- Focusing on diversity and inclusion issues.
- Addressing the urban/rural divide.
- Addressing “deserts” in areas such as food, health care, mental health, and water quality.
Behavioral and mental health initiatives, such as efforts:
- Addressing the opioid addiction issue.
- Supporting mindful living.
- Supporting transgender youth.
Financial wellness initiatives, such as efforts:
- Supporting health insurance literacy.
- Addressing financial stress.
- Addressing end-of-life issues.
Healthy aging strategies, such as:
- Innovative housing alternatives.
- Dementia-friendly communities.
- Efforts focusing on chronic disease prevention.
Collaborative strategies with health care entities, such as:
- Development of innovative partnerships.
- Prescription programs for community-based health promotion.