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Increasing Access to Healthier Food in Michigan
May 24, 2018

Children benefit from proper nutrition, but there are many parents and caregivers who simply don't have the means to purchase the food their children need to grow up healthy. Unfortunately, this is the case in Michigan where nearly 18 percent of individuals are "food insecure." Ultimately, this issue leaves 300,000 Michigan kids with limited access to healthy foods.

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YES! Youth Network Announces New Funding Opportunities
May 24, 2018

Youth Empowered Solutions is excited to announce partner funding to join the YES! Youth Network.

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New Physical Education Requirements in Tennessee
May 24, 2018

Exciting news from Tennessee: Governor Bill Haslam signed the Physical Education Act into law, which requires elementary schools across the state to provide at least 60 minutes of physical education for students each week! Additionally, the physical education curriculum must be taught by a certified physical education teacher.

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BIG NEWS: The 2018 M+R Benchmarks Study is Live Now

There’s one big thing you should know about the 2018 M+R Benchmarks Study: it’s available to explore online and download free at www.mrbenchmarks.com right now!

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Get Moving This National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
May 10, 2018

Physical activity is important for everyone, but especially for children. When schools provide opportunities for recess, classroom brain breaks and physical education, the whole school benefits. Test scores improve, students get along better, self-confidence is higher, and attendance improves. 

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New Report – The Power of Produce: Healthy Food Incentives Empower Families, Support Farmers and Lift Up Communities

Now more than ever, families across America want to eat nutritious, wholesome foods. But when a head of lettuce costs more than a bag of potato chips, it’s easy to see why the healthy choice may not always be the easiest choice. And when families can’t afford to buy fresh produce, they’re not the only ones who suffer: American farmers are losing their livelihood, and rising health care costs affect every taxpayer.

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