ABOUT US

RiseVT partners with individuals, employers, schools, childcare providers, and municipalities to amplify and implement opportunities to make the healthy choice the easy choice. RiseVT utilizes an evidence-based model that engages public-private partnerships, behavior change interventions, and a comprehensive evaluation approach to achieve measurable and sustainable improvement in community health. Started in 2015 in Franklin & Grand Isle Counties out of Northwestern Medical Center, RiseVT is now the lead primary prevention program for OneCare Vermont.

 

Vision:

Vermont is the healthiest state in the nation.

 

Mission:

To work together in Vermont’s communities to improve the quality of life and build healthy environments where people live, work, learn, and play.

Values:

Partnership

  • Always amplify existing work before launching something new.
  • It’s all about the community and we invest in each other.
  • Listen deeply, be curious. Strong relationships are the key to making change.

Evaluation & Measurement

  • Evidence-based prevention models guide our actions.
  • Numbers and narratives together tell the story.
  • Have patience and learn from things we have tried.

Healthy Communities

  • Healthy lifestyles stem from healthy environments where there is opportunity for everyone to engage.
  • You are not alone in your journey to embrace a healthy life-we are all in this together.
  • Try new things, and it is ok not to be perfect.

Fun

  • Embracing healthy lifestyles can and should be fun!
  • Activate the community and celebrate each other’s success. We have a lot to learn from one another and we will grow together.
  • No judgement as everyone is on their own path at their own speed.