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A Sustainability Planning Guide for Healthy Communities

The Sustainability Planning Guide is a synthesis of science- and practice-based evidence designed to help
coalitions, public health professionals, and other community stakeholders develop, implement, and evaluate a successful sustainability plan. The Guide provides a process for sustaining policy strategies and related activities, introduces various approaches to sustainability, and demonstrates sustainability planning in action with real-life examples.

This document an easy-to-use blueprint for sustaining your efforts and promising policy strategies in your community. In it you’ll find examples from multiple community settings (e.g., schools, work sites, local organizations, health care) as well as helpful tools, activities, and other resources.