Youth & Community EngagementLearn More
We will build the capacity of our growing cadre of youth and supportive community residents, so we are enabled to better solve the community issues and empowered to take action to improve community conditions.
Food System PriorityLearn More
All Holyoke residents, regardless of their income, race or neighborhood, will have access to fresh, local, healthy and affordable food. Mobile produce carts and more community gardens will provide residents with options for eating healthy food.
Transportation System PriorityLearn More
Downtown institutional and infrastructural assets will be anchored by creating the Holyoke Health Corridor that will catalyze highly visible opportunities for health & development in a continuous space where residents feel welcome, safe, and can engage in healthy activity for all.
Parks & Recreation System PriorityLearn More
Recreational facilities and open spaces throughout the community will have increased connectivity to increase walking and biking and will be welcoming to families.
School System PriorityLearn More
School wellness will become a priority within the Holyoke Public School System culture and overall school environment. The schools will become a place where kids learn healthy lifelong habits and prepare themselves to succeed in the classroom and beyond.
Statewide Policy PriorityLearn More
The Boston and Holyoke, MA Food & Fitness Collaboratives will collaborate to build capacity for statewide policy change and support the formation and development of the Massachusetts Food Policy Alliance.