Message from our Chair

Dear Leadership Council members and community partners, In 2018, Healthy & Active Before 5 continued to make progress toward our vision of a Contra Costa where all children are free to learn, play, and grow in strong, healthy, equitable communities. From supporting breastfeeding in the workplace with mini-grant funds to advocating for parks improvements in Bay Continue reading

2018 Accomplishments

Healthy & Active Before 5 is proud to share some highlights of our work in 2018! HAB45 continued to make healthy choices the default choices in community settings with the Pledge the Practice, Pass the Policy initiative. 4 Contra Costa agencies received mini-grants for healthy policies through HAB45’s Pledge the Practice, Pass the Policy Program, Continue reading

We’re hiring!

Healthy & Active Before 5 is seeking a passionate, motivated advocate for children’s health equity to serve as Program Associate! A full description of the position is below. Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to hiring.hab45@gmail.com   Job Title: Program Associate: Healthy & Active Before 5 Department: Nutrition Reports To: HAB45 Program Continue reading

Housing for Contra Costa Families – Spring 2018 Leadership Council Convening

Our Spring 2018 Leadership Council Convening was a huge success! Based on input from our members and other partners, we decided to focus on the current housing crisis and its impact on families. At our last convening, one of the groups created this beautiful prototype of what a community that supported health and affordable housing would look Continue reading