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PATHWAYS TO PROGRESS 2011
Building on the Foundation for a Healthier Marin

2011 Community Needs Assessment and Plan

WHERE PEOPLE LIVE, WORK, LEARN AND PLAY INFLUENCES HEALTH

Healthy Marin Partnership is utilizing the 2011 Community Needs Assessment as an opportunity to more closely examine community conditions that foster ill-health, telling a story about the effects that location, education, income, age, gender, race and spiritual practices have on individual health. As a collective, we value the concept that everyone in Marin should have the opportunity to live a long, healthy life regardless of income, education, address or ethnic background. Focusing attention “upstream” on policies and practices links social equity, community conditions and access to resources as key determinants of health.

Accordingly, our overarching focus for the 2011 needs assessment is on community factors, and on the influence public policy and organizational practices have on the health and well-being of Marin residents, with a particular emphasis on and communities at risk. More...

Please download to review or request a copy of the report and join the entire Marin Community in considering how best we can work together to meet the needs identified in the report.

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Thinking Upstream!

The following publications are available in PDF format

Hard Copies of 2005, 2008, and 2011 are available.  Please fill in the contact us form and select the Community Needs Assessment 2011, 2008 or 2005 in the Reason to contact us box.