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Safe Routes to School Media Toolkit Now Available
April 11, 2019

New resources for April, focused on making sure children have access to safe routes to school, are available from Voices for Healthy Kids.

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Feed the Truth Is Searching for an Executive Director
March 28, 2019

Are you looking for a new job opportunity? Feed the Truth, a new wholly independent 501(c)(3) that aims to advance truth, transparency, and integrity to support a healthy, equitable, and sustainable food system, is looking for an Executive Director!

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The Cost-Effectiveness of Interventions for Reducing Obesity among Young Children through Healthy Eating, Physical Activity, and Screen Time

Preventing obesity in the early years, before poor diet and physical activity behaviors become entrenched and related chronic diseases develop, is an important public health action goal. While there is a clear need for early intervention, identifying what should be done is a harder task.

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First Nations to Award Grants for Policy and Advocacy Efforts Aimed at Native Nutrition and Health

First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) is now accepting grant proposals through a new effort known as the Fertile Ground Advocacy Campaign under its Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative, or NAFSI.

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Safe Routes to School Invites You to Participate in Its Program Census Survey
March 28, 2019

Did you know that there is no single catalog of basic information about Safe Routes to School programs throughout the country? Without this information, it is difficult to track trends and progress in the Safe Routes to School movement and provide targeted support and resources to local communities. That’s why the Safe Routes to School National Partnership is asking every Safe Routes to School program to complete a survey to share information about your program. 

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Now Hiring: Senior Manager, Campaign Research & Development, Voices for Healthy Kids

Voices for a Healthy Kids, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is working to improve the health of all children by supporting public policies that increase access to healthy foods, safe places for physical activity, reduce the consumption of sugary beverages, and eliminate junk food marketing for children. We focus on policy priorities that research shows will have the greatest effect on communities and populations at most risk - and we need your help! Our Sr. Manager, Campaign Research & Development is key to making a healthier generation a reality.

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