Ingham County, Michigan(Partner: National Association of County and City Health Officials)
Lansing, MI will be a community where all people are healthy, active, and consume nutritious fresh food everyday. The ACHIEVE team of Ingham County will work to institutionalize policies and environmental strategies that promote physical activity and healthy food choices through access, equity, affordability and sustainability principles.
Focus Community for ACHIEVE: City of Lansing Total Population (2000 census) 119,128 Surface Area (Square Miles) 35.2 Setting Urban Median Household Income $41,283 % No HS diploma 12.8% Percent Living on Poverty 16.9% % Unemployed- Bureau of Labor 2/2010 11.2%
Current healthy communities projects in Ingham County focus on land use and health, including healthier food systems and complete streets projects. To learn more about current projects, please visit the local website: www.cacvoices.org/environment To view a Healthy Community Map of Ingham County including bike parkings, community gardens and farmers market locations, please visit: www.re-news.net/map