New “Our Community Deserves” Materials

The places where we live, work, learn, and play can impact our health. To help share this important message with African American and Hispanic audiences, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed a broad range of materials for print, digital, and radio placement with an “Our Community Deserves” theme. These resources focus on topics such as increased physical activity for kids and access to healthy food options, and are available for the public to share through blogs or Web sites. Local communities are encouraged to share the pre-written articles and ads with their local media outlets, and/or customize these resources for their own newsletters, Web sites, and publications.

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Ads and Banners

English Print Ads

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English Online Banner Ads




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Spanish Print Ads

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Spanish Online Banner Ads




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Rotating Online Banner Ads (in English and Spanish)


Healthy Places English

Healthy Places Spanish


Healthy Eating English

Healthy Eating Spanish


More Ways English

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Radio Spots

30-second stories of women who have made healthy improvements in their local communities. These are available in English and Spanish.



Better food options (30-Second Radio Spot)

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Active Living (30-Second Radio Spot)

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Better food options (30-Second Radio Spot)

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Active Living (30-Second Radio Spot)

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Pre-written Articles

Formatted, camera-ready articles that can be offered to print and online media outlets or used in your own publication or on your Web site.

  • Help Make Your Child’s School Healthier (Parent audience – English & Spanish versions): Shares how Michelle Jones improved physical activity in her child’s school by recognizing a need and joining with other parents to increase daily health and wellness efforts.
  • Quest for Better Health Helps Change a Community (African American audience – English only): Shares the story of how nurse Shirlet Fowler met her personal health goals — and improved her community members’ health as well — by starting a walking group.
  • Fitness and Fellowship Combine for Better Health (Faith-based audience – English only): Shares the story of Joan Williams-Jarrell’s efforts to help her congregation “walk to better health.” Joan, a minister, is part of “Walkers for Wellness” in New York City, which brings walking clubs and better nutrition to faith-based organizations.


Our Community Deserves

All communities deserve healthy food options and safe places to be active. Find ads, banners, pre-written articles, and radio spots to promote healthy living in your community.

Community Success Stories

Learn how communities across the country are making health easier through active living, healthy eating, and tobacco-free living.

Show Your Support

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The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, recommend that children and adolescents aged 6-17 years should have 60 minutes (1 hour) or more of physical activity each day.
Youth Physical Activity Guidelines Toolkit. Learn More!

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