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Ads for Advocacy: 8 Best Practices for Social Media Ads

$72.5 billion. That’s the total dollar amount spent on digital ads in 2016—almost 22% more than 2015. The digital ad market is growing at lightning speed, and if you’re not taking advantage of it in your advocacy campaigns, you’re missing out on an incredible opportunity.

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New Economic Finding Supports Interventions that Get Healthier Foods in Schools

The Community Guide has conducted a systematic review of the economic evidence for an effective intervention to increase the availability of healthier foods and beverages in schools. The evidence shows meal interventions and fruit and vegetable snack interventions to be cost effective.

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Last Chance for Lights on Afterschool 2017 Posters
October 19, 2017

Lights On Afterschool is a prime opportunity to showcase the work in your afterschool program to your community. To make the most of your event, reaching out to local media and news outlets is a must!

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Sweet Success: Saying Goodbye to Candy During Afterschool Time
October 19, 2017

Most children in America consume far too much sugar, which can lead to hyperactivity and increase risk factors for disease later in life. But at Sonora Elementary and Sonora Middle School, both kids and staff know that healthy snacks are IN and sugary candy is OUT during afterschool time. What’s behind the change? 

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Research: Latino Families Face Life-Threatening Lack of Support

Latino families often lack the support they need for healthy lives. Sadly, 1 in 3 Latino families live in poverty and face big gaps in early education, healthcare, and social services, making it harder for Latino kids to achieve academically, socially, and physically, according to a new Salud America! research review. Explore the research to see the current state of the Latino family, and emerging policies and practices to build a new level of support.

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Obesity Rates Hit a New High
October 19, 2017

A new report, released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics, shows a trend of increasing obesity among Americans over the past 18 years, with middle-aged adults and some minority women hit the hardest.

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