Watch the recording of the 2022 Age-friendly Communities Grant Program information session, where we explained the program in greater detail, answered questions and offered guidance on submitting an application.
We can often equate change-makers to those who are the loudest or with the most prominent voices. However, change-making can also exist on a smaller, more indistinct scale—through acts of governance, rather than government.
Healthy Natural Environments have become some of our most coveted spaces during the COVID pandemic. However, the inequities that COVID have highlighted and exacerbated across society extend to these natural environments.
Place affects our health in multiple, powerful ways. In fact, it’s now known that the majority of individual health outcomes actually depend on the environment that we live in, rather than our genetic makeup (Raphael, 2009). However, not all spaces have been created equitably. This equitable making of place is essential to both individual and community health. Placemaking is one way in which individuals and communities are attempting to strengthen their connection to place and the appropriateness of it.