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TV Ads Push Unhealthy Food Options at Kids
November 16, 2017

TV Ads Push Unhealthy Food Options at Kids

According to a new study, the number of food ads targeting American children have declined, but the ads that children do see are for unhealthy foods. 

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The Healthy Food Policy Project has Launched!
November 16, 2017

The Healthy Food Policy Project has Launched!

On Tuesday, several partners proudly launched the Healthy Food Policy Project. The Healthy Food Policy Project (HFPP) identifies and elevates local laws that seek to promote access to healthy food, and also contribute to strong local economies, an improved environment, and health equity, with a focus on socially disadvantaged and marginalized groups. 

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New Funding Opportunities for Nutrition Policy in Native American Communities

Spread the word and show your support for the Fertile Ground Grant Program to improve food sovereignty and nutrition in tribal communities. The launch of the Fertile Ground Grant Program coincides with the November celebration of Native American Heritage Month.

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Research: The (Sad) State of Latino Early Childhood Development

Latino kids are at risk of not getting the proper care and environment they need for healthy formative development. Traumatic early experiences, unhealthy lifestyles, and low participation in preschool programs impair Latino kids’ social and emotional development, academic achievement, and overall health, according to a new Salud America! research review. Explore the research to see emerging policies and practices to reduce trauma and promote healthy early development among Latino kids.

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JUST RELEASED: Voices for Healthy Kids Health Equity Messaging Guide!

The Voices for Healthy Kids Health Equity in Public Policy Messaging Guide for Policy Advocates was released last week at the American Public Health Association conference and is available to use in your campaign now! 

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