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2018 State Report Cards on Active Kids and Communities Show Opportunities to Strengthen Policy for Walking

A new report out from the Safe Routes to School National Partnership and the Y, Making Strides: 2018 State Report Cards on Support for Walking, Bicycling, and Active Kids and Communities, analyzes state policy in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia to provide a snapshot of each state’s support for walking, biking, and physical activity.

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NEW Funding Opportunity from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
August 2, 2018

Nearly one-fifth of Americans live in low-income neighborhoods without access to a good jobs, good homes, and good schools. And, what happens when illness strikes? In most cases, they remain sick or get even sicker. Many will die 20 years earlier than others who live just a few miles away because of differences in education, employment, housing, safety, environment, and access to quality health care.

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DC Greens: Overcoming Food Insecurity in the Nation’s Capital

One of the core tenants for DC Greens, a grantee of Voices for Healthy Kids, is addressing food policy head on by shifting the power to the people experiencing challenges. Their mission is to use the levers of food education, access, and policy to advance food justice in the nation's capital.

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3 Tips to Keep Kids Healthy and Active This Summer
August 2, 2018

Summer is a perfect time to recharge, relax and appreciate warmer, longer days. For many kids, summer also provides an opportunity to enjoy a break from school, a fun family vacation or quality time with friends. But for the millions of children who rely on free and reduced-price school meals each day, summer can also be a time where food—let alone healthy options—is hard to come by.

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 Limit Low-calorie Sodas and Drinks, and Stick to Water Instead, Researchers Advise

People are drinking fewer diet drinks these days, and a panel of health experts agrees that’s a good idea.

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Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is looking for its next President

Are you located in Washington, DC and are looking for a new opportunity? Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), the nation’s largest trails organization, is looking for a new President!

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