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Projects at the Center: Priority Areas

Based on our 2019 Community Health Needs Assessment and Valley Children’s State of our Children: Top 10 Issues, we have identified the following areas of focus for our work:

health and food beverage

Access to Healthy Food & Beverages

We are committed to ensuring children have access to healthy food and beverages that improve their health and well-being. Learn More
infant and child safety

Infant & Child Health & Safety

From safe sleep to injury prevention and beyond, we’re dedicated to creating safe environments for infants and children. Learn More
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Mental Health

We believe that mental and emotional health is critical to a child’s overall wellness and physical health. Learn More
neighborhood built environment

Neighborhood/Built Environment

We support initiatives that make it easier, safer and healthier for kids to interact with the world around them. Learn More
School and student health

School & Student Health

Our goal is to partner with educators, parents and schools to elevate the health of children in our region. Learn More
Health equity

Health Equity

We are committed to addressing health inequities and creating a more just future for our children. Learn More


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Policy Positions

At the Guilds Center for Community Health, we believe that policies and advocacy can be used as a tool to improve the health and wellness of children where they live, learn and play. Below are examples of policies that we have supported.  

  • School Wellness Policies
  • Smoke-Free Parks
  • Access to Parks