Get Involved

Get Involved

Join the Campaign*

Joining the HEAL Campaign is free and easy. Cities or towns in Maryland and Virginia can join the Campaign by passing a HEAL resolution. Municipalities are encouraged to modify their resolution based on local needs and feasible policy actions.

*Update: As of February 2020, the HEAL Cities and Towns Campaign is not currently accepting new members. Please check back soon for further information and updates.  

Steps to become a HEAL member:

Step 1: Contact the HEAL Campaign to discuss opportunities for your city to join.
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Step 2: Assess existing policies related to healthy eating, active living, and workplace wellness.
Policy Assessment »

Step 3: Download a sample HEAL resolution and work with the Campaign staff to draft a resolution for your city or town, and tailor the language in your resolution to the unique needs of your community.

Step 4: Work with Campaign staff to develop a strategy for bringing the resolution or policy to your city council. Invite HEAL staff to answer questions from council members.
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Step 5: Pass your HEAL resolution and share the news.
Social Media Toolkit »

Step 6: Receive complementary technical assistance from HEAL Cities and Towns staff to start accomplishing your HEAL resolution goals.
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Step 7: Apply for the HEAL Recognition Program to receive awards when you accomplish your HEAL policy goals.
Recognition »