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Four Things Healthy Food Advocates Can Do to Improve Access for People Without Cars
September 13, 2018

In recent years, efforts to eradicate food deserts has centered around bringing grocery stores and other healthy food retail to underserved areas. However, because healthy food retail development takes time, there are still many food deserts where healthy food retail may not be an option any time soon – so it’s critical to consider how people are getting to and from the places where they currently buy or get healthy foods.

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Amping Up Advocacy for Healthy Child Care
September 13, 2018

It’s fall! The seasons are changing, kids are back to school, and pre-election politics are everywhere. No matter our political leanings, children’s health and well-being are issues that we can all get behind. As we talk to decision makers and elected officials before mid-term elections, we can do our part to put our children’s health on the table as part of the menu of important policy options.

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Neighborhood Life Expectancy Estimates Are a Powerful New Tool to Help Improve Community Health

It’s no secret that where you live can make an impact on how well you live, and how long. Now we can drill down to understand how life expectancy varies neighborhood by neighborhood, thanks to an effort that calculates life expectancy at birth for nearly every U.S. census tract.

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New Research Brief Estimates One in 11 Households Receiving SNAP To Lose Eligibility Under House Proposal

Mathematica Policy Research, with funding from RWJF, has released a research brief that estimates that about one in 11 households receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits would lose eligibility under proposed changes to the program in the House Farm Bill.

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Go Active to School – Resources and Toolkits for Walking, Biking, and Rolling Back to School This Year

Join Safe Routes to School National Partnership to #GoActiveToSchool this year! As kids and families across America head back to school this month, Safe Routes to School National Partnership is launching a nationwide campaign to support and encourage active travel to school – now and all year long!

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The National Park Trust is Looking for a Chief Development Officer

Are you looking for a new job opportunity? The National Park Trust is Looking for a Chief Development Officer!

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