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Communities Putting Prevention to Work (2010-2012)

This website is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.

This program is no longer funded. Learn more about current programs.

About the Program

The Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) program supported 50 communities working to reduce obesity and tobacco use–two top preventable causes of death and disability in the United States. More than 50 million people–or 1 out of 6 Americans–live in cities, towns, counties, or tribal communities that benefited from the program.

Learn more about the program with Benefits of Community Health: At A Glance [PDF-105K]. This document provides a brief overview of CPPW and the impact of CPPW on creating healthier environments.

For more information on this program, view the original funding opportunity.

Program Publications

Browse CPPW publications by year that focus on priority areas like obesity and tobacco use.

Program Impact Resources

Resources and information about the program’s impact are provided for community health professionals, researchers, government staff, and others who want to learn more about CPPW. Click on the links below for program impact resources by audience.

Looking for tools and resources to help with your community health efforts? Visit the Community Health Online Resource Center.