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Trailnet- Healthy Active Vibrant Communities

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The Healthy Active Vibrant Communities intervention was carefully developed and implemented in St. Louis. In order for the model to be as effective for you as it has been for Trailnet and its community partners, it is important that you follow implementation guidelines outlined in the Toolkit.

Before you download Trailnet HAVC materials, please take a moment to read through the usage agreement.

Agreement for Users

Our intent is to use these materials for educational and/or research purposes.

We will provide credit to Trailnet as the developer of Healthy Active Vibrant Communities when reproducing materials in the original or in an adapted form.

Intervention Materials

 Healthy, Active, & Vibrant Community ToolkitTrailnet’s Healthy, Active & Vibrant Community Toolkit is a comprehensive guide for encouraging healthy and active living in local communities.  It was created as a resource to task force members, regional leadership, and outside groups interested in developing their own local efforts. 

 Community Selection Preference CriteriaThe Trailnet HAVC Community Selection Preference Criteria are a list of community characteristics that were used to screen communities for participation in HAVC.

 Task Force Preliminary Brainstorm ActivityThis survey poses a series of open-ended questions aimed at assessing community resources and gaps related to physical activity and nutrition.

 Community Survey:Trailnet’s needs assessment tool was completed by members of the task forces and their larger community to better understand community perceptions of the need to increase access to healthier foods and opportunities for physical activity.

 Sample of Community Readiness Assessment ResultsA sample of compiled results from a community readiness assessment based on “The Community Readiness Model” developed by the Tri-Ethnic Center for Prevention Research at Colorado State University.

 Gannt Chart Template: Trailnet often uses Gantt Charts to organize the projects and timelines for each task force. 

 Trailnet HAVC Logic ModelThis logic model provides a snapshot of the underlying logic of Trailnet HAVC as of October 2008.