Healthy Communities Wyandotte Education Action Team - Kansas City, Wyandotte County, KS (Cohort 4 - 2015)

Team Members

  • Joanna Sabally
  • Irene Caudillo
  • Lisa Garcia
  • Emily Meissen-Sebelius

This team’s AHLP will advance the work of the Healthy Lifestyles Imitative (HLI), a movement in which multi-sectoral partners become oriented, create their own customized work plan—called MAPPS for change—and implement it to infuse HLI core strategies within the delivery of their services. These strategies are evidence-based clinical and community approaches to effectively lower risk for obesity and include: “M”- Consistent use of message - 12345 Fit-Tastic!; “A”- Consistent assessment of weight status and behaviors; “P”-Customized healthy weight plan for all; “P”-Policies and environments that enable healthy eating and active living; and “S”- Statistics on key measures that are collected and analyzed to track progress and support process improvement.

Team Documents