A Better You

Shaping Elizabeth, a city-wide coalition tasked with improving community health, has mobilized many organizations in Elizabeth to work together in building a culture of health in New Jersey's 4th largest city. As the Free Public Library of the City of Elizabeth, we consider it our duty to be involved in this endeavor: to share health literacy resources and help make Elizabeth a healthier place. As of November, we have become actively involved with the Shaping Elizabeth coalition as founding members of a subcommittee called the Library Coalition. With the Outreach to Consumers Award, we plan to leverage our network of partners and our vibrant community of library patrons and supporters to bring more health programs and resources to the City of Elizabeth.

Project Details

Organization Name

Elizabeth Free Public Library

Organization Type
All of Us
Public library
Project Lead


New Jersey
Start Date
December 20, 2017
End Date
April 30, 2018
Funding Amount
Educator, College & Post-grad
General Public
Health care Provider
Library or Information Professional
Public Health Professional
Teens (13-18 yrs.)
Blacks/African Americans
Hispanics/Latin Americans