Believe in a Healthy Newark Initiative

See resources below arranged by Impact Team focus areas: (1) Food and Fitness, (2) Healthy Homes, (3) Adverse Childhood Experiences. Additional Newark-specific data resources are shared at the end.

Food and Fitness

Heart Healthy Recipes

U.S. News and World Report diet rankings



Healthy Homes:

Asthma Action Plan

So You Have Asthma Guide for Patients and Families

Ethan’s House Gets Healthier Comic Book

Is There Lead in the Water? Coloring Book

Advancing Healthy Housing: A Strategy for Action


Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs):

Essentials for Childhood Fact Sheet

Essentials for Childhood

Building Community Commitment for Safe, Stable, Nurturing Environments

ACE Infographic from CDC


Additional Data:

Newark KidsCount 2017

Safer Newark Council Report

CDC 500 Cities Report – Newark, NJ



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