Join Our Workgroups

Healthy Harlingen has seven (7) Workgroups and the Healthy Harlingen Executive Committee is currently actively recruiting for the Fitness and Nutrition Workgroup.  If you are interested in becoming a workgroup member and want to make an impact in our community, contact us at info@healthyharlingen.org.

Active Community Design and Policy: To ensure Harlingen has a growing number of sound policies and built environment options in place to support healthy food choices and achievement of physical activity guidelines.

Fitness: To coordinate with other community partners to implement at least one evidence-based fitness program in Harlingen annually.

Healthy Schools: To provide meaningful support such as volunteers, program coordinating, marketing, etc. to HCISD towards their current and future implementation of evidence-based programs in the schools to promote nutrition and physical activity before, during and after school for all children.

Impact and Evaluation: To provide a means for quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the work of the council, to provide insight into goal achievement.

Marketing and Promotion: To coordinate the marketing of wellness in Harlingen, led by Harlingen Parks and Recreation, across community partners and events through mass and social media options.

Nutrition: To coordinate with other community partners to implement at least one evidence-based program in Harlingen annually.

Workplace Wellness: To provide technical assistance and recognition around workplace wellness initiatives and policies to workplaces associated with Harlingen and our citizens.


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