Building Resilient Inclusive Communities (BRIC)

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NEW RESOURCE! Food and Nutrition Security State Profiles
The resource was developed by NACDD/BRIC in collaboration with Feeding America and CDC’S Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity.  The purpose of the resource is to highlight the collaborative opportunities within each state to strengthen food and nutrition security programs, policies/practices and infrastructure. The state profiles are not an exhaustive list of resources and will be reviewed/updated annually. If you see a food and nutrition security partner or resource missing from a state profile, please email BRICinfo@chronicdisease.org for consideration.
*=BRIC state recipient

National Food and Nutrition Security Profile

Nutrition in Food Banking Toolkit , developed by Feeding America’s Nutritious Food Revisioning Task Force. The toolkit contains three sections that can serve as standalone resources:
Healthy Eating Research (HER) Nutrition Guidelines for the Charitable Food System
Applying an Intercultural Competence Lens 
Role of Food Bank Nutrition Policies: A Guide to Action 

Safe Access to Physical Activity
The Community Guide, Increasing Physical Activity: Built Environment Approaches
One Page Summary Fact sheets

Social Connectedness
Healthy Places by Design, Social Connected Communities: Solutions for Social Isolation Report and companion action guides for Local Gov’t/Community and Philanthropic Leaders. (2021 Report)

Social Connection as a Public Health Issue: The Evidence and a Systemic Framework for Prioritizing the “Social” in Social Determinants of Health (Holt-Lunstad, J, Annu. Rev. Public Health 2022. 43:29.1–29.21)

Social Isolation and Loneliness:  Impacts on Health and Approaches to Prevention for the Fairfax Community (released Dec 2021 from Fairfax County Government)

Health Equity
12 Strategies for Centering and Prioritizing Health Equity in Transportation (Equitable Cities, Charles Brown)
Long-Range Planning for Health, Equity & Prosperity- A Primer for Local Governments

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