TransFORTmation: A Community Wide Approach

Roxanne Martinez helped introduce Blue Zones Project Fort Worth to her community several years ago. Since then, Roxanne and her family have been proud ambassadors of the movement to help local residents improve well-being in their homes, schools, neighborhoods, and workplaces.

ROXANNE MARTINEZ HELPS CHILDREN AND PARENTS SCORE ON AND OFF THE FIELD

Young athletes in Fort Worth’s Diamond Hill/Northside neighborhoods are scoring big, thanks to the efforts of Roxanne Martinez. Changes in her youth sports program on and off the field have participants – and their parents — moving more, eating better, and connecting as a community. Because of her work, Roxanne was featured on the Blue Zones Project Fort Worth website. Read More

DIAMOND HILL COMMUNITY EMBRACES BETTER WELL-BEING

What started out as an effort to encourage young athletes to eat healthier snacks has kickstarted a community-wide, multi-generational push for longer, better lives in Fort Worth’s tight-knit Diamond Hill neighborhood.

“I’m proud to be a part of bringing Blue Zones to my community,” Roxanne Martinez said. “But I’m even more proud of my community for taking that step and making those small changes to transform their lives too, to make them healthier lives.” Read More

Schools are already an essential part of helping kids make smart choices about staying healthy. Blue Zones Project makes it easier for schools to teach students how to lead longer, happier lives. Dozens of schools in the Fort Worth Independent School District and other surrounding districts are currently working toward becoming Blue Zones Project Approved™ schools.  Learn More