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Looking for a job? Alliance for a Healthier Generation is hiring!

Do you know anyone looking for a job? The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is currently hiring for two positions!

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Voices for Healthy Kids Grant Opportunities Available! Deadline 7/13

The American Heart Association and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation are working to create a culture of health through Voices for Healthy Kids. Through this collaboration and in working with a team of experts across the healthy eating and active living movement, the initiative aims to engage, organize and mobilize people to help all children grow up at a healthy weight. Voices for Healthy Kids will advance coordinated state, local, and tribal public policy issue advocacy campaigns focused on healthy eating and active living and will utilize the American Heart Association's proven advocacy capacity to drive meaningful and widespread policy change. 

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Why does the Cost of Child Care Matter for Children’s Health?
June 21, 2018

High quality child care is the cornerstone of a healthy community. With access to quality care, parents can go to work knowing that their children are safe and supervised. Children in quality care can build the skills and habits they need to live healthy, vibrant lives. For many families, the alarmingly high cost of child care puts high quality options, and their health benefits, far out of reach.

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After Public Outcry, U.S. Department of the Interior Expected to Continue Kids Program in National Parks

Despite news reports that the program was in danger of being cancelled, the Department of Interior will continue the popular, successful Every Kid in a Park program.

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Share Your Voice and Be Heard: Apply to be an America’s Promise Youth Leader Today

Do you know a young person who is passionate about education or youth development? Is there a young adult at your organization who inspires and motivates others? Have you come across a young man or woman who wants to sharpen his or her leadership skills? If so, they may be a great candidate for a leadership position at America’s Promise!

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High school students not getting enough physical activity and other key findings released in CDC’s 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Survey

Results from the 2017 YRBS are in! The YRBS examines overall trends in 121 health-related behaviors of students in grades 9-12 plus obesity, overweight, and asthma.

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