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Dangerous by Design 2019
January 31, 2019

Between 2008 and 2017, drivers struck and killed 49,340 people who were walking on streets all across the United States. That’s more than 13 people per day, or one person every hour and 46 minutes. It’s the equivalent of a jumbo jet full of people crashing—with no survivors—every single month. Dangerous by Design 2019 takes a closer look at this alarming epidemic.

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New Report: Too Many Cities Are Missing Opportunities to Create Lasting Benefits for Kids

CityHealth’s new national report, Pre-K in American Cities, finds a growing number of large U.S. cities enacting new local funding streams to establish and support Pre-K. However, many programs fail to meet minimum quality standards or serve only a small percentage of eligible children.

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New Report: Food-Related Ads Targeting Black and Hispanic Youth Almost Exclusively Promote Unhealthy Food and Drinks

Restaurant, food, and beverage companies target Hispanic and black children and teens with ads almost exclusively for fast food, candy, sugary drinks, and unhealthy snacks, according to a new report from the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at the University of Connecticut, the Council on Black Health at Drexel University, and Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio.

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The American Heart Association Is Looking for a New State Government Relations Director - Ohio

Do you live in Ohio, are in commute distance of the State Capital, and are looking for a job? The American Heart Association is hiring for a Ohio State Government Relations Director.

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The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is Hiring Seven Program Managers to Implement the (Resilience in School Environment) RISE Initiative in Select States and Regions

The RISE Initiative will activate schools to increase student and staff resilience through implementation of policy, system, and environmental improvements that reshape school disciplinary practices.

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Alliance for a Healthier Generation Welcomes New Chief Executive Officer, Kathy Higgins!
January 17, 2019

Kathy joins Alliance for a Healthier Generation after more than 30 years at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, where she led an array of initiatives including public health engagement, community relations, and corporate affairs.

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