Policy Change Wheel 

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While improving access to healthy foods and physical activity in your community, you will likely find changing rules and policies is a helpful tactic in "making the healthy choice the easy choice."  

Please click The Process of Changing Policy wheel for a larger image and detailed information regarding each step of policy change.



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Additional Resources






NPLAN (National Policy and Legal Analysis Network to prevent childhood obesity):
A national level document library connecting you to model policies and ordinances targeting childhood obesity.
SCOPE (State Childhood Obesity Policy Evaluation):
Compares legislative databases for comprehensiveness and usability; researches state childhood obesity legislation and the predictors of enactment; and interviews state legislators to determine barriers and facilitators of introducing and enacting legislation relevant to childhood obesity.