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Healthier Drinks in Lafayette, CO Kids’ Meals
October 19, 2017

Did you hear the news? Great news from Colorado! The Lafayette City Council approved Ordinance 40 that requires all restaurants that offer kids’ meals to make healthy drinks the default beverage. Lafayette is a city in Boulder County outside of Denver with a population of about 25,000 and is officially the first city outside of California to pass a kids’ meal ordinance!

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CA School Marketing Bill Signed by Governor Jerry Brown
October 19, 2017

Great news in the Golden State! If a food or drink can’t be sold in school, it can’t be marketed in school!

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Report: With Obesity at All-Time High, Latinos Fare Worst

U.S. obesity has reached an all-time high, with overall adult obesity rates surpassing 40% and childhood obesity rates surpassing 20%, according to new CDC data. The news is especially bad for Latinos.

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The Food System Leadership Fellowship is Hiring!
October 12, 2017

Interested in working for the Food System Leadership Fellowship? The Fellowship is hiring an Executive Director! 

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When Schools and Afterschool Programs Come Together on Wellness, Kids Win
October 12, 2017

Research shows that good nutrition and physical activity help kids learn and grow. Over the past decade, schools have made significant progress in serving healthier meals, snacks and beverages and increasing physical education and activity practices thanks, in part, to strong national wellness policy and nutrition guidelines. 

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Mark Your Calendars! Grocery Walk D.C. set for October 14

Will you be in the Washington D.C. area October 14? Residents and community leaders are taking action for food justice in Wards 7 and 8. 

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