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Checklist for Developing a Joint Use Agreement (JUA)


Change Lab Solutions "Checklist for Developing a Joint Use Agreement (JUA)" provides information on how communities can tap existing facilities on school campuses to allow after-school hour use by community members. These facilities can be useful for a host of reasons, from combating obesity to fostering a greater sense of community. This checklist describes some of the potential challenges in developing a joint use agreement (JUA) and provides a checklist of steps to take when developing a JUA. In health in all policies, this checklist provides one place to begin building collaborative, cross-sectoral relationships between local governments, public health, and school districts with the intention of using policy to improve health outcome

Primary Toolkit:

Environmental Health in All Policies (HiAP)

Keyword Area:

Chronic Disease, Environmental Health, Health Policy, Land Use, Obesity, Zoning


Institutional Author:

Change Lab Solutions




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