What schools have access to a healthy livelihood based on a ½ mile distance? • How do we define a healthy livelihood? • What requirements are necessary for a healthy livelihood in NYC? • What schools have a low, med., and high access, and where are they located?
• What schools meet the ½ mile requirement for all health amenities?
Health: A state of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity (WTO: 1984) Livelihood: The means of securing the basic necessities, food, water, shelter, and clothing, through a set of activities (Merriam-Webster: 2013)
Healthy Livelihood: Defined as a set of activities designed to acquire a state of complete physical, mental and social wellbeing.
A spatial look at schools in relationship to amenities constituting a healthy livelihood.