Madison Healthy Communities

Madison: Motivating People, Changing Lives

Healthy communities are places where people come together to make their communities better for everyone through collaboration, community ownership, inclusive approaches and a long-term, positive commitment to healthy lifestyles.

Our Mission

To improve the quality of life for residents of Madison Parish through policy, systems, and environmental changes that promote healthy eating and physical activity for healthy living.

Our Goals

  • Increase knowledge of residents related to healthy eating, physical activity, and wellness.
  • Enhance the community environment to promote practices that improve behaviors related to consuming healthy foods and getting adequate physical activity
  • Increase access to healthful foods and physical activity opportunities.

  • Our Partnerships

    Madison Healthy Communities has partnered with several organizations in order to actualize our mission of transforming Madison Parish into a healthier community, including:

    • City of Tallulah
    • Madison Parish Schools
    • Tallulah Charter School
    • Madison Voluntary Council on Aging
    • Madison Parish Library
    • Northeast LA Highway Safety Partnership
    • Madison Parish/LA DOTD
    • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
    • Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry

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    Innovate . Educate . Improve Lives

    The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture