We enact policy that changes the environment for sustainable impact.
POLICY CHANGE IS A DRIVING FORCE BEHIND BLUE ZONES PROJECT TRANSFORMATION.
Optimizing the built environment and food, tobacco, and alcohol policies is a high-impact, cost-effective strategy to reduce chronic disease and raise well-being. While much of a healthy lifestyle is a result of personal choice, healthy changes on a policy level have a broad impact that influences personal choice across the community.
With this approach, individuals can see tangible transformation taking place in their lives: from the buildings they work in, to the streets and paths they navigate, to the foods available for them to buy and eat.
Blue Zones Project also addresses tobacco and alcohol policy. We work with sponsors and partners to define community priorities and champion changes that support those goals, from retail policy to smoke-free public spaces.
Progress becomes apparent in the community surroundings—at the individual and neighborhood level—ultimately creating a healthier culture in your city, which further grows support and enhances results.
For Certified Campuses, Blue Zones Project works with campus leadership to ensure tobacco and food policies, benefits, and well-being programming are aligned to improve health and well-being.
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Learn how to make healthy choices easier!Move Naturally- Connect- Eat Wisely- Right OutlookYoga- Food Demo- Lawn Games- Scavenger Hunt- Giveaways- DJ- AZ Musicfest- Drumming Session- Food VendorsSATURDAY, JANUARY 13, 202412 PM TO 3 PMScottsdale Civic Center Check out the official Event Timeline:CENTRAL LAWN 360 STAGE12-12:40 Yoga (Sofia Demski)12:50-1:05pm – Welcome Program1:15-1:45pm – Health Rhythms Drumming Session (Frank Thompson, AZ Musicfest)2:00-2:20pm – Line Dancing (Laina Lee, Dance Lane) 2:20-3:00pm – DJ/Dancing (Aaron, AZ Musicforce) WEST BOWL 360 STAGE (City of Scottsdale Library, Senior Services, Parks & Recreation, Leisure Education and Club Sar and Trails and Preserve information! KNOWLEDGE LOUNGE (Marshall Gardens)12:15pm-12:40pm – Dr. Andrew Lybbert (Scottsdale Community College) – Gardening Is For Everyone!12:40pm-1:15pm – NO PROGRAMING1:15pm-1:45pm – Sarah Kearney (Blue Zones Project Scottsdale) - Top 9 Things You Need to Know about Blue Zones Project Scottsdale2:00pm-2:20pm – Dr. Shad Marvasti, MD, MPH (HonorHealth) - How to Live Better for Longer with Optimal Health in All Aspects of Life2:30pm-3:00pm – Charleen Badman (FnB Restaurant/Blue Watermelon Project) - Cooking Demo - Watermelon Radish PicoHonorHealthGoodwill of Central and Northern Arizona City-Of Scottsdale #bzpscottsdale#bzpscottsdalekickoff #BlueZones#livebetterlonger#CommunityHealth#wellbeing#scottsdalevents... See MoreSee Less
Introducing William Berry, our new Public Policy Coordinator! William is an essential addition to our Public Policy team, serving as an additional point of contact for everything concerning tobacco, alcohol, food, and the built environment policy at Blue Zones Project Scottsdale. Get ready for a wealth of expertise and support in these areas! #bzpscottsdale#bluezonesproject#BlueZones#livebetterlonger... See MoreSee Less