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Posted on: September 20, 2017

[ARCHIVED] City of San Pablo Receives RWJF Culture of Health Prize

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 300

The Prize honors communities for their unwavering efforts to ensure all residents have the opportunity to live healthier lives.

San Pablo is being nationally recognized for pursuing innovative ideas and bringing partners together to rally around a shared vision of health. Chosen from more than 200 applicant communities across the country, San Pablo’s award winning efforts include the creation of job training programs, construction of a community center, establishment of a Youth Commission, and expanding entrepreneurship support through the San Pablo Economic Development Corporation.

“Through our community efforts, San Pablo has become a regional model for how to strengthen the overall health of a community,” said Matt Rodriguez, city manager, City of San Pablo. “Winning a RWJF Culture of Health Prize will help our efforts to continue integrating national best practice models into our community, and signifies we are moving our city in the right direction.”

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