ST8: Multi-Sector Partnerships and Planning*

This indicator measures community capacity by assessing the readiness of multi-sector partnerships or coalitions to plan and achieve the changes in nutrition, physical activity, food security, and/or obesity prevention policies and practices that are evaluated as subsequent indicators in the Sectors of Influence level of the framework.

*SNAP-Ed Priority Outcome Indicator

ST7: Organizational Partnerships*

Partnerships with service providers, organizational leaders, and SNAP-Ed representatives in settings where people eat, learn, live, play, shop, and work.

*SNAP-Ed Priority Outcome Indicator

ST6: Champions

This indicator is intended to identify people who provide sustained and often charismatic leadership that successfully advocates for, creates appeal of, or improves access to nutrition and physical activity in various organizations or environmental settings. SNAP-Ed [glossary]champions[/glossary] are community members, participants, partners, and organizational leaders who extend their influence beyond direct delivery sites of SNAP-Ed interventions. In many SNAP-Ed programs, there are award and recognition programs to thank and celebrate efforts of people whose contributions went above and beyond the normal course of collaborative action.

ST5: Need and Readiness

Two-part indicator measuring sites or organizations where there is identified need for PSE changes and associated organizational and staff readiness for adopting PSE changes has been assessed.

ST4: Food Safety

Individual intention and goals that serve as motivators to food safety behavior changes recommended by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.

ST3: Physical Activity and Reduced Sedentary Behavior

Two-part indicator measuring intentions and goals to increase physical activity and/or reduce sedentary behavior.

Physical activity is defined as any body movement that works muscles and requires more energy than resting. Sedentary behavior is defined as too much sitting or lying down at work, at home, in social settings, and during leisure time. Both increasing physical activity and decreasing sedentary behaviors is important for overall health.

ST2: Food Resource Management

Individual and family goals and intentions that reflect smarter shopping and [glossary]food resource management (FRM) [/glossary] strategies, enabling participants to stretch their food resource dollars to support a healthier diet.

ST1: Healthy Eating

Individual intentions and goals that serve as motivators to behavior changes recommended by the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.