Our Mission

GAVA's mission is to improve equitable access to healthy lifestyles by engaging and developing community leaders who identify, initiate, and lead efforts to reduce barriers to healthy food and safe physical activity in their neighborhoods and schools.


Our Vision

We envision a future in which zip codes no longer serve as predictors of health outcomes, and in which all Austinites in the Eastern Crescent - regardless of income, ethnicity, primary language, or immigration status - have access to healthy food and active living in their neighborhoods.