To learn more about the Prevention Fundamental, Comprehensive Action, we invite you to begin with these publications:

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November 2007

UNITY: Prioritized Strategies to Prevent Violence Before it Occurs

This publication outlines strategies on violence prevention, including primary, secondary and tertiary approaches, that have been prioritized by UNITY Network cities.

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January 2009

Healthy, Equitable Transportation Policy: Recommendations and Research

Illuminates the opportunities and barriers transportation policy creates for building healthy communities.

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July 2004

The Built Environment and Health: 11 Profiles of Neighborhood Transformation

This document highlights neighborhood-level changes to the built environment that can have a positive influence on the health of community residents, especially in low-income communities. The...

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July 2009

Strengthening What Works: Critical Provisions for Prevention and Public Health in Health Reform Legislation

This Prevention Institute and PolicyLink document examines the role of prevention and public health investments in furthering the goals of federal health reform. 

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July 2009

The Transportation Prescription: Bold New Ideas for Healthy, Equitable Transportation Reform in America

This brief presents a compilation of research and recommendations written by advocates and academics in the fields of transportation, public health and equity.

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July 1991

Beyond Brochures: Preventing Alcohol-Related Violence and Injuries

This paper describes The Spectrum of Prevention methodology in current practice in the injury field that can be effective at preventing alcohol-related injuries (both "intentional," i.e. violent...

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July 2006

Sexual Violence and the Spectrum of Prevention: Towards a Community Solution

This publication provides effective primary prevention activities to reduce the incidence of sexual violence, emphasizing the importance of changing social norms.

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August 2007

Reducing Health Care Costs through Prevention

Co-released with The California Endowment and The Urban Institute, this document describes how investment in primary prevention can lead to improved health and health care.

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May 2008

Restructuring Government to Address Social Determinants of Health

Results from the Healthier America California Convening, lays out recommendations for federal government transformation. Co-released with Trust for America's Health.

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January 2008

Healthy and Active Before 5: Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Obesity in Contra Costa County

Offers a framework for creating food and activity environments in neighborhoods and institutions that will motivate and support families to adopt healthy behaviors.

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