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New Media Advocacy Guidebook and Worksheets Created Just for Your Campaigns!

We all have messages we want to share with a wider audience, but how do we amplify them and once we do, how do we get decision makers, advocates, the media and the public to take action? That’s where the Voices for Healthy Kids media advocacy resources come in handy. Building a strong media advocacy plan is an important part of your overall campaign planning process. We’ve built some new resources to help you do just that!

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New Resource: Preemption Fast Facts
November 7, 2019

Right now, corporate interests are working to pass state-level “preemption” bills that stop local communities from passing policies promoting public health, safety and economic well-being. Voices for Healthy Kids has a new resource to help you respond to harmful preemption efforts.

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Could Where You Live Influence How Long You Live?
November 7, 2019

For the first time in our history, the United States is raising a generation of children who may live sicker and shorter lives than their parents. Reversing this trend will, of course, depend on healthy choices by each of us. But not everyone in America has the same opportunities to be healthy.

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Here's Why the Proposed Cuts to SNAP Hit Home
November 7, 2019

No parent in America should have to choose between buying food for their kids or paying the rent, but proposed changes to SNAP would mean 1.9 million households would lose their benefits. Read on to learn more.

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New Tools for Early Head Start Practitioners and Advocates

Currently, 92% of infants and toddlers experiencing the damaging effects of poverty do not have access to Early Head Start. New tools from ZERO TO THREE can help practitioners and advocates create positive change!

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Youth Advocate Awarded for Making Heart Health a Priority for Students

Sometimes the best in-school policies come from the students who would benefit most from them. Read on to learn how one youth advocate is working to make sure all young people have stronger, healthier hearts.

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