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The Community Toolbox: Developing Strategic and Action Plans


The Community Toolbox is a practical model for developing a variety of public health interventions. This section of the The Community Toolbox outlines the following key steps needed to develop strategic and action plans:

  • Developing a vision for the initiative
  • Writing a mission statement and objectives
  • Identifying strategies
  • Identifying specific actions

Examples of action and strategic plans developed by other organizations, which address health disparities, teen drug use, neighborhood safety, domestic violence, global immunization, and clean drinking water are also included.


Work Group for Community Health and Development at the University of Kansas