quality of life

The Results Are In! Alexandria Quality of Life Indicators Voting

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Over the last two months, ACTion Alexandria has worked with the Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria, ACT for Alexandria and Virginia Tech to solicit and gather feedback on new Quality of Life Indicators for Alexandria.

Voting Results
ACTion Alexandria received 901 votes from community members on the Quality of Life Indicators with some surprising results. Read more »

Employment Opportunity

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Ends on: Friday, April 1, 2011

The Employment Opportunity Quality of Life Indicators help us measure the extent to which we live in an Alexandria where meaningful employment opportunities are available for all, since health is linked to financial stability.

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Clean City and Environment

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Ends on: Friday, April 1, 2011

The Clean City and Environment Quality of Life Indicators help us measure the extent to which we live in an Alexandria where our houses, streets, neighborhoods and parks are clean and well-kept, free of garbage, environmental hazards and pests so that everyone can fully enjoy our beautiful city.

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Healthy, Safe, and Accessible Food

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The Healthy, Safe, and Accessible Food Quality of Life Indicators help us measure the extent to which we live in An Alexandria where all residents can access safe & healthy foods & are able to practice healthy eating habits.

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Substance Abuse and Prevention

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The Substance Abuse and Prevention Quality of Life Indicators help us measure an Alexandria where its residents support and are engaged in efforts to prevent the abuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs and where treatment for substance use problems is readily available

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Emotional and Mental Health

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The Emotional and Mental Health Quality of Life Indicators help us measure an Alexandria where safeguarding emotional and mental health is a priority and there is adequate provision of mental health services.

Public Safety, Crime, Emergency Preparedness & Response

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The Public Safety, Crime, and Emergency Preparednes & Response Indicators help us measure an Alexandria where people are safe in their homes and walking in their neighborhoods, unafraid of crime, violence and domestic abuse.

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Transportation, Trails, Parks, Open Space, Recreation

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The Transportation, Trails, Parks, Open Space, and Recreation Quality of Life Indicators help us measure an Alexandria where everyone has access to transportation options, trails, parks, open space and recreation opportunities.

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