Office of Health Disparities Research

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September 19th, 2014

New Town Success Zone

By OHDR Admin

new-town-success-zone-established-2009-77877804New Town Success Zone is a partnership of public and private organizations that are developing a continuum of services to help children and their families living in the New Town neighborhood of Jacksonville, Florida, achieve the goals of healthy development, academic success and well-being of children.

The mission of the New Town Success Zone is to provide a place-based continuum of services from prenatal to college or post secondary training for the children and their families living in the neighborhood.

Collaborative Health Disparities Research Project:

Motivating Youth at Risk for Obesity Through Multi-Level Community Activation

Researcher
Richard O. White, M.D.

Summary
Conduct a series of qualitative and quantitative assessments among African American youth in order to understand specific motivators and barriers to a healthy lifestyle, in collaboration with the YMCA.

Tags: community partner, health disparities, Mayo Clinic, New Town Success Zone, Richard O. White M.D., Uncategorized

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