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Breaking News: New Complete Streets Policy in Tucson, Ariz.
February 14, 2019

Breaking news out of Tucson, Ariz.!  Last week, after two years of advocacy, community outreach, and a collaborative policy development process with Tucson Department of Transportation and the Complete Streets Task Force, the City Council voted 7-0 to make streets safer by passing a Complete Streets policy!

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Gimme Five: Krista Scott
February 14, 2019

This week, we had a chance to chat with Krista Scott, a Voices Action Center leader who is dedicated to making each day healthier for children. As the current Senior Director for Child Care Health Policy at Child Care Aware of America, Krista is working at the forefront of policy, advocacy and equity.

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Data into Dollars: How Fitness Data Can Justify Funding for Physical Education
January 31, 2019

As the saying goes, knowledge is power. Data and technology fuel our world, influencing our modes of communication, how we stay in touch with old friends, and how we monitor and improve our health. Across the nation, schools are using technology to evaluate students’ progress in math, science, and social studies, and even in physical education. 

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The Call for Ideas for the 2019 Aspen Ideas Incubator is Now Open!

For four years, the Aspen Global Innovators Group has hosted the Aspen Ideas Incubator immediately preceding the Aspen Ideas: Health festival to drive new ideas to action that address today’s most pressing health challenges.

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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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