To increase well-being for all in America, we need to reclaim our communities, not just ourselves.

We all know that by reducing our stress, increasing social connections, eating healthier and being more active we can enhance our mental and physical health. But our individual health and well-being are also directly shaped by the vitality and well-being of the places where we live. What most of us need to truly flourish are communities that make the healthier choices the easier choices. And places that create a welcoming experience of belonging for everyone, while offering meaningful opportunities to learn, express our sense of purpose, and serve others.

Read the full opinion article by Tyler in the National Civic League Journal (code = WBT19), here.