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City of Minneapolis Sustainability Indicators

Project ID: 487

CIC Case Study: Promising Practices supporting Community Health Assessment

CIC Member?:
No
Active Project?:
Yes
Year Project Began:
2003
Year of Latest Report:
2011
Last Update: 06/19/16
Project LocationMinneapolis, Minnesota
State/ProvinceMinnesota
CountryUSA
Lead OrganizationCity of Minneapolis
Type of Organization

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Geographic Scope (The level of geography at which the indicator data is collected):
Municipality

Issue Areas:
Arts and Culture, Climate Change, Economy, Education, Employment, Environment, Health, Housing, Infrastructure, Land Use, Poverty, Public Safety, Recreation, Social, Transportation

Keywords:

Project Description

Minneapolis sustainability indicators are general, high level, forward looking measurements on a specific topic. These local sustainability indicators are centered on a vision for the community's long-term future and address linkages between various issues related to the indicator. The City Council also approved 10-year targets for each indicator in order to set a numerical goal and provide better focus to what is being measured.

Practices Relevant to Community Health Assessment

Promising Practices (definitions):

  • Social determinants focus
    Sustainability improvements translate to improved health. Minneapolis is taking action and monitoring progress toward creating a city where residents, workers, businesses, and visitors all enjoy a high quality of life.

Partners:

Social Determinants:
Does project address Social Determinants of Health? Yes

Health Connection

Local Health Department(s) involvement? None

What framework does this project use if any?

Awards and Recognitions:

Achievements:

Community Indicators – Performance Measures Integration

Does this project have Community Indicators?: Yes
The city annual monitors 26 indicators of sustainability in the categories of A Healthy Life, Greenprint and A Vital Community. The Greenprint category includes the indicators that are specifically environmentally-focused. The broader set of indicators includes topics such as human health, community engagement, affordable housing, economic success and the arts.

Does this project have Performance Measures?: No

Has this project integrated Community Indicators and Performance Measures?: No

Contact Information

Gayle Prest
City of Minneapolis
350 S 5th Street
Rm 315M
Minneapolis, MN 55415
USA
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