Healthy Schools, Healthier Communities

Healthy teachers and staff are powerful role models. And when students are healthy, they’re more likely to graduate from high school and contribute to their community. Here is one of the many Oregon school districts working to create a culture of health that benefits everyone.

Why Does Place Matter?

We think we all have the same fair shot at a healthy life. But barriers of all kinds can get in the way, from poverty and prejudice to a lack of safe places to walk or play. For each of us, our place in Oregon—our address, income, the color of our skin—often determines how healthy we can be.

Curious? Skeptical? Ready to explore more? Explore the place-health connection as it plays out across our state, and like us on Facebook to join the conversation.