The Be Better campaign is part of an ongoing effort to improve the health of families and communities, especially those that are at greater risk of obesity, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes. Be Better was created to inspire and motivate individuals and families to adopt small changes for a healthier tomorrow through a simple message: “You don’t have to be perfect, just be better.”
Be Better Where You
Communities of Excellence in Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Prevention (CX3)
CX3 focuses on low-income communities that are disproportionately affected by environmental conditions that do not support healthy eating and physical activity. We collaborate with neighborhood groups to identify areas of improvement where community members live, learn, shop, work, play, and worship.
We provide training and technical support to:
- Compile localized data to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of a community in relation to CX3 indicators and assets.
- Set priorities based on localized data.
- Implement strategic, community-focused action plans.
- Evaluate progress over time.
CX3 initiatives are happening in Adelanto, Apple Valley, Hesperia, Joshua Tree, Muscoy, Ontario, Phelan/Pinon Hills, Victorville and Twentynine Palms.