Communities Creating Healthy Environments (CCHE) is a national funding and capacity building initiative to support diverse, community-based organizations and tribal groups in the development and implementation of effective, culturally competent policy initiatives to advance food and recreational justice.
Grassroots organizing is key to healthy communities. In 2007 The Praxis Project, with the support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), created Communities Creating Healthy Environments (CCHE) to support community-based organizations and tribal groups to win advancements in public policy, increasing access to healthy food, safe places to play and physical activity at school.
Our vision is to forge a broad based movement led by the communities most affected that will address the root causes of childhood obesity in bold, creative – and effective ways.
This is why CCHE: