Alliance Sample Policy and Legislative Platform Interactive Resource
This resource of sample policy and legislative platform language provides a range of options for local health departments seeking to integrate health promoting policies into their jurisdiction’s legislative platform and community health improvement planning efforts. Topic areas identified support and advance the Public Health Alliance of Southern California priority initiative areas. Sample language is drawn upon evidence-informed, federal, state and local best practices accompanied by references and resources. Development of policy and policy recommendations is part of Public Health’s Essential Health Services as defined by the American Public Health Association 2014.
Disclaimer: Contents of this resource are not intended to reflect positions of Alliance members.
Table of Contents
Click the headings below to see a list of policy groups that fall within the topic area. Clicking on a policy group will bring you to a landing page with the full list of suggested policies, along with references and resources for each. Click on the [PDF] links to download a printable copy of each sample policy section.
Download a copy of the full Alliance Legislative and Policy Resource document here: [PDF].
Transportation Equity [PDF]
Active Transportation [PDF]
Policy Implementation and Alignment [PDF]
Green Infrastructure [PDF]
Data for Healthy Transportation and Land Use Options [PDF]
Healthy Housing [PDF]
Access to Healthy Food and Water [PDF]
Equity, Resiliency and Sustainability in Food Production Practices [PDF]
Supporting Food Security by Reducing Food Waste and Smart Resource Management [PDF]
Food Assistance, Food Environments and Marketing [PDF]
Using Data to Advance Equity [PDF]
Standardize Data for Cross Sector Coordination [PDF]
Improve Chronic Disease Surveillance [PDF]
Promote Equity in the Social Determinants of Health [PDF]
Diversion and Re-Entry Programs [PDF]
Homeless Services [PDF]
Gun Violence [PDF]
Mental Health [PDF]
Climate Change Adaptation, Mitigation and Community Resilience [PDF]
Resilient Infrastructure Investments [PDF]
Climate and Water [PDF]
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions [PDF]