Energize Everett works locally to increase opportunities for Everett residents to eat healthy and be active in the places they live, learn, work, and play. The program’s aim is to make the healthy choice the easy choice by improving access to nutritious food and physical activity in Everett, Massachusetts.
Energize Everett is dedicated to working closely with community partners and individuals to implement programs in a way that is fair and equitable to all of Everett’s residents. We operate under a racial justice and health equity framework where change starts at the community level, working towards a city that is safe and environmentally healthy.
A Mass in Motion initiative:
Mass in Motion is a municipal wellness and leadership initiative that promotes local policy, systems, and environment change strategies that will increase access to healthy food and physical activity and promote healthy and safe physical environments.
Frequently Asked Questions
In order to receive a plot in the community garden one must download an application off of the Everett Community Growers website, fill it out, and drop it off at Energize Everett, the Connolly Center, or the Parlin Library. If you are unable to download a copy please visit Energize Everett for an application. For more information call 617-394-7632. Gardener Application
Working with its partners, Energize Everett created a Joint Use Agreement between the City of Everett and the Everett Public Schools that opened an elementary school gymnasium for community use in the evening.
Energize Everett along with Recreation Director Sam Amado helped create Family Fitness Night programming to offer a variety of activities to children and their families to have fun while being active together. The idea took off!
Now on Wednesdays or Thursdays from February through April 2015, parents and children can gather for activities, including tag, relay racing, dancing, jump rope, and more.
Energize Everett, with the help of the Mayor’s Office and the Everett Public Schools have expanded the program to include the Madeline English School and the new Community Health and Wellness Center. For more information call 617-394-2266.
The Everett Farmers Market is located in the Everett Square Municipal parking lot, next to Braza Grill from June 24, 2015 through October 28, 2015 from 1:30-6:30 p.m.