Communities Putting Prevention to Work Information Meeting Public Health Seattle & King County November 2, 2009
Agenda • Welcome (Kathie Huus) • Review objectives (Tom Byers) • Overview of CPPW grant, Public Health role, and RFP process (Jim Krieger) • Define terms • Review selected MAPPS Strategies (Jim Krieger) • Break • Small group discussion (Tom Byers, PH staff) • Next Steps, Close (Tom Byers)
Objectives of Meeting • Understand the CPPW initiative • Understand the selected strategies • Identify ways to participate in CPPW • Provide comments on strategies • Generate ideas on how to implement strategies
Overview • Large city health departments: • $10 to $20 million for obesity, physical activity and nutrition • $10 to $20 million for tobacco prevention and control • Two year grant: rapid implementation • Focus on environment, policy and system changes • Does not fund programs and services • Majority of funds sub-awarded to partners
Telling Our Story • King County is one of the healthiest metro areas in the nation • We have accomplished much in promoting healthy eating, active living and tobacco avoidance • Hidden are large health inequities • CPPW will allow us to: • Accelerate change by supporting actions ready to roll • Focus resources to reduce inequities
Specific Goals of CPPW • Increase levels of physical activity, • Improve nutrition (e.g. increase fruit/vegetable consumption, reduce salt and transfats), • Decrease overweight/obesity prevalence • Decrease smoking prevalence and teen smoking initiation, • Decrease exposure to secondhand smoke
What do we mean by… • Policy change- changing and enforcing local or state laws/regulations that facilitate healthier behaviors. • System change- changing the policies and practices of institutions to facilitate healthier behaviors. • Environmental change- modifying the environment (social or physical) to facilitate healthier behavior
What do we mean by… • Strategy - a plan of action designed to achieve a particular goal. It describes in broad terms how things will be accomplished, how we are going to get things done. • Activity- What exactly we will do. A specific action that directly impacts a particular strategy.
Example of Environmental, Systems and Policy Changes • Smoke Free Housing • Smoke Free Parks • Tobacco Free Pharmacies • City planning, zoning, and transportation
Example of Environmental, Systems and Policy Changes • Quality physical education in schools • Schools and childcare sites offering healthy foods • Corner stores with healthy options
How are decisions being made? • Comments from tonight and from other partners will be discussed at Public Health. Director of Public Health will make final decision on strategies that are submitted to CDC. • Public Health will suggest sets of activities to implement strategies • RFP process will solicit proposal to implement activities • Proposals can include suggested activities or additional innovative activities
PHSKC Central Support • Overall management of Project • Leadership team and Coalition administrative support • Contract support • Sector Coordination and Technical Assistance • Policy Coordination and Technical Assistance • Evaluation
Funding for Change • Majority of funds will be awarded to organizations that can help us successfully implement our strategies through RFPs. • There will be some direct funding (sole source) of organizations that have a unique expertise (e.g. evaluation, media strategy, worksite, legal analysis).
RFP Process • Multiple funding streams • Community • Schools • Local government • Economic development
RFP Process • RFP selection process • A panel of experts will review RFPs and make recommendations. • The steering committee (with no conflict of interest) will review and make final recommendations to Public Health. • Public Health will make final decisions on awards.
Tentative Criteria for RFP Selection • Impact on target behaviors • Feasibility • Ready for rapid implementation • Achievable in 2 years • Impact sustained after 2 years • Reduction of disparities • Innovation • Integrated with other activities
Focus Communities • Direct portion of resources to communities most affected • Highest rates of inadequate physical activity and nutrition • Highest rates of obesity and diabetes • Highest poverty rates • Highest proportion of non-whites • 50% of RFA funds
Tentative Timeline for RFPs • Applications due to CDC on December 1, 2009 • Awards are announced February 26, 2010 • Public Health issues RFPs on March 15, 2010 • RFPs are due April 30, 2010 • Awards are announced May 15, 2010 • Implementation begins June
Small Group Discussion:What we would like from you… • Please review the selected MAPPS strategies and answer the following questions • How do these strategies align with your work? • Possible activities that you would be able to implement? • Are there any gaps we need to consider? • Complete interest/involvement form
Next Steps-How you can get involved… Levels of Involvement • CPPW Coalition • Steering Committee • Letters of support • General • Interest in applying for RFPs
Thank You • Stay tuned at www.kingcounty.gov/health/cppw • Email us at email@example.com