What are Sentinel Communities?

Since 2016, we have monitored activities related to how a Culture of Health is developing in 30 diverse communities around the country. We have analyzed these communities’ efforts to promote health and well-being through the lens of our Action Framework.

Explore Our Sentinel Communities

What We Are Learning from Sentinel Communities?

Over time, we’ve gained insights about key themes around Building a Culture of Health. 

See how these themes and insights have emerged across many of our Sentinel Communities.

Grantee Story

Chickaloon Native Village, 2020-2021 Culture of Health Prize Winner

This community’s story centers on restoration and raising children in ways that honor the strength, tenacity, and foresight of their ancestors and elders.