photo courtesy of Central County Regional Group

Success of the Detroit Avenue Complete Streets Project Celebrated!

The Monument HEAL Zone‘s Complete Streets Project to improve bicycle and pedestrian access on Detroit Avenue is complete, and all the hard work culminated in a huge celebration at Meadow Homes Park last Saturday! This celebration marked the completion of a 4-year, resident-led project in which Central County Regional Group members, First 5 Contra Costa, residents, Monument Impact, Contra Costa Health Services, Bike East Continue reading

De Anza Park in Pittsburg

De Anza Park has a New Play Structure!

This beautiful new playground is the result of hard work and dedication by the East County Regional Group (ECRG), the First 5 Contra Costa Children & Families Commission, and Healthy & Active Before 5. In 2012 these advocates assessed 22 Pittsburg parks to determine their suitability for young children to play and engage in physical Continue reading

Image from hhs.ca.gov

We won an award!

In August the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHS) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) announced the Let’s Get Healthy California “Innovation Challenge” to engage and empower people to work together toward improving the health of their community and the state. We’re so honored to have been announced as a finalist of Continue reading