Believe in a Healthy Newark is a Culture of Health Initiative aimed at addressing social determinants of health in order to improve health outcomes for the residents of the South and West Wards of Newark.  Our coalition includes representatives from community and faith-based organizations, local government, public schools and universities, local philanthropic organizations and health care organizations.Believe in a Healthy Newark is a Culture of Health Initiative aimed at addressing social determinants of health in order to improve health outcomes for the residents of the South and West Wards of Newark.  Our coalition includes representatives from community and faith-based organizations, local government, public schools and universities, local philanthropic organizations and health care organizations.

The coalition is currently focused on three areas of impact:

Healthy Homes: Promoting Healthy Homes with a focus on Lead Poisoning and Asthma

Food and Fitness: Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity

Adverse Childhood Experiences: Promoting Emotional Well-being through  Trauma Prevention and Building Resilience

Healthy Homes


Everyone Deserves a Healthy Home

Food and Fitness


Promoting Healthy Eating & Physical Activity

Adverse Childhood Experiences

Building Resilience for Long-Term Holistic Health