RiseVT started as a community collaborative to address the alarming levels of obesity in Franklin and Grand Isle counties, pulling together members of the region representing all sectors of the community. As
EPODE’s 4 Pillars
All of our work is built on the foundation of EPODE: we know political commitment is key to implementing systemic change; our partnerships are everything to us and we are here to serve as a backbone organization to coordinate and collaborate; proven behavior change marketing and intervention strategies meet people where they are making decisions about their health and offer easy, healthy choice; and we use proven measurement strategies and the guidance of our Scientific Advisory Board to monitor and evaluate our impact.
This model defines each level of a community so that we are sure we touch on every arena that can impact the health of an individual as they move through their days.
This model ensures that in our public-private partnerships and stakeholder groups, we are purposeful, coordinated, and measured in our approach so that we are collectively impactful in changing the environments where we live, work, learn, and play.
Center for Disease Control & Prevention
24 Strategies to reduce Overweight & Obesity
These strategies give our Program Managers in the field