Community Partners

Here are community partners who collaborate with the CAST project. They are listed below with their areas of interest and expertise. Click on a partner name to find out more about each organization. Links to the Bethel schools can be accessed from the Bethel Schools site.

Bethel Schools: Education and student health

Environmental Center for Sustainability (ECOS): Agriculture and community development

Lane Council of Governments (LCOG): Geographical information systems (GIS) and public record data research

Lane County Food Policy Council: Food systems research, policy, and interventions

Lane Transit District -Smart Ways to School: Public transportation and interventions

Oregon Research Institute (ORI): Research and community interventions

Oregon State University Extension Services-Lane County: Nutrition education interventions  (no longer an active partner)

Parent Advisory Council (PAC): A group of Bethel parents working together for community solutions
to increase healthy life choices and reduce childhood obesity

University of Oregon-PPPM Department: Active transport and built environment research and interventions

Willamette Farm and Food Coalition (WFFC): Local farming, food system research and interventions