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Videos: Step Into Cuba

Based in scenic Cuba, New Mexico, Step into Cuba is a program to promote healthy physical activity through development of sidewalks, paths, trails, social support, and opportunities for lifestyle change. It is guided by a partnership of organizations and individuals – the Step Into Cuba Alliance – and coordinated by the Nacimiento Community Foundation. The University of New Mexico’s Prevention Research Center, also an important partner, is providing evidence-based strategies and conducting research on the program’s effectiveness. The UNM PRC, along with the New Mexico Department of Health and the UNM Communications and Marketing Department, recently produced a series of videos on the Step Into Cuba program, in an effort to help other New Mexico communities launch similar efforts. This overview video is the first in a series of six vignettes that help explain what has become a national model for healthier communities.

Champions of Change: Let's Move

Step Into Cuba Overview

Video #1 - UNM HSC Step Into Cuba Overview

Video #2 - Step Into Cuba - Access to Places for Physical Activity

Video #3 - Step Into Cuba - Individually - Adapted health Behavior Change Programs

Video #4 - Step Into Cuba - Community-wide Campaigns

Video #5 - Step Into Cuba - Social Support for Physical Activity

Video #6 - Step Into Cuba - Street Scale Design