Measures of Health | A Program of Center for Whole Communities

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Value-Based Practices for Whole Communities

There are many ways to create whole communities. With Whole Measures, we aim to describe and assess ten sets of practices that reflect a vision for whole communities seen through the land lens, grounded in our values identified and relevant to those groups working with, for and on the land. Within each domain are a set of practices for the conservation, restoration and stewardship of land that will nurture the larger set of healthy relationships that make up a whole community.

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Justice and Fairness

Relationships Between People and Land


Healthy Ecosystems

Healthy Habitat for People


Economic Vitality

Community Resilience

Power of Story

Being in Service