The City of Richmond and its partners identified five pilot policy projects to launch the implementation of the Community Health and Wellness Element (HWE).
Access to Healthy Foods: Urban Agriculture Assessment
Access to Healthy Foods: Vendors Ordinance - Health Impact Assessment
View the vendors ordinance page
Safe Neighborhoods and Public Spaces: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) Guidelines
Access to Quality Affordable Housing: Senior Housing Guidelines
Completeness of Neighborhoods and Leadership in Building Healthy Communities: Healthy Development Checklist
For each of these projects, the City of Richmond and its partners set out to identify relevant opportunities for collaboration across City departments, partnership with lead agencies, and meaningful community engagement.