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Projects of California Active Communities cover the lifespan and help children through older adults become active and stay active – and have fun while they’re at it! Our efforts benefit:
- Children through our California Walk to School, Safe Routes to School, and School Siting projects;
- All Californians by addressing the built environment and its impact on physical activity through our Healthy Transportation Network, Joint Use, and Walkable Community Workshops;
- Older adults through our California Active Aging Network and Walkable Neighborhoods for Seniors projects;
- California’s county public health agencies by providing focused built environment training, mini-grants and resources.
All of our projects include a walking component since walking is one of the simplest forms of everyday physical activity that requires no fitness club membership and no special — or expensive — equipment other than a comfortable pair of tennis shoes. Plus, walking — whether for transportation, recreation or leisure — can be one of the easiest ways for individuals to meet