THURSTON THRIVES
 
thurston thrives action teamS  
 

CHILD/YOUTH RESILIENCE

Focused on healthy child development and building on the strengths of our community’s young people while preventing adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). ...more

CLINICAL CARE AND EMERGENCY CARE

Focused on local improvements in medical care, behavioral health, clinical preventive services, communicable disease prevention,  and cost and quality of care.

COMMUNITY DESIGN

Focused on the built environment (land uses, parks,  transportation facilities, etc.) and how these features of places we live, work and play influence health. ...more

COMMUNITY RESILIENCE

Focused on the ways we are connected and support each other in community – our cohesion and social capital created through participation in groups and activities like volunteering – and how this can be increased.

ECONOMY

Focused on how to ensure economic progress, in the form of increased job opportunities, fuller employment, workforce development and vocational education, together with rising incomes and wealth, because of its major role in the health of the community. ...more

EDUCATION

Focused on raising the graduation rate and increasing educational attainment. ...more

ENVIRONMENT

Focused on ensuring clean air, clean water and preventing exposure to toxics and other disease vectors in the places we live.

FOOD 

Focused on improving the food systems of the community to ensure food is safe to eat, residents have enough food that they don’t go hungry, and there is excellent access to nutritious food. ...more

HOUSING

Focused on the quality and adequacy of housing, particularly for low income residents. ...more

 

     
 
contact
  • Chris Hawkins at 360-867-2513 or Email
action teamS
This page last updated: 03/05/14