Adams Park

At a Glance:

Location: Omaha, Nebraska

Date: 2012

Vital Condition: Basic Needs for Health and Safety, Belonging and Civic Muscle, Reliable Transportation

Determinants of Health: food access, parks, traffic safety, neighborhood safety, nutrition, belonging and civic muscle, physical activity, parks

Affected Population: Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, People Living in Poverty, Urban Communities

Research Methods: Literature review, GIS mapping, Primary research, Stakeholder Interviews

Community Types: urban

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Adams Park is a 68 acre greenspace in Omaha, Nebraska located right next to the Malcolm X birth site and two elementary schools.  The surrounding community is predominantly African American and experiences significant health disparities as well as diminished access to healthy, affordable food. 

This Health Impact Assessment Report first appeared in The Cross-Sector Toolkit for Health. The Cross-Sector Toolkit for Health was originally developed by the Health Impact Project, formerly a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and The Pew Charitable Trusts. The creation of this resource was supported by a grant from the Health Impact Project. The views expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Pew Charitable Trusts, or the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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