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Better Beverages for Kids in Perris, California

The Perris city council voted unanimously in favor of an ordinance that adds a chapter to their municipal code ‘establishing default beverages offered in children’s meals’ as healthy options. Their focus on sugary drinks is one of several efforts to address kids’ health issues.

Voices for Healthy Kids

March 16, 2017

Health Equity: The Uneasy Truth

Working to ensure a society in which all people can live a healthy life regardless of race, geography or socioeconomic status is a task that requires the participation of everyone.  Racial and ethnic health disparities exist across multiple health indicators that plague communities, the healthcare system and the nation.

Dr. Corey Wiggins

February 22, 2017

Atlanta Secures $166m for Safer Walking and Biking

Voters recently approved TSPLOST, a proposal that secured $166,790,304 for a variety of street, sidewalk and trail projects inside the city.

Voices for Healthy Kids

February 17, 2017

Creating Healthy Eating Opportunities for the Nation’s Native American Populations

The Lower Sioux Community is increasing access to healthier and more traditional foods to reduce some of the diet-related health impacts many tribal members are experiencing.

Voices for Healthy Kids

January 25, 2017

Voters Pass Active Transportation Ballots in Big Move Forward

Americans in cities across the country all raised their hands this last election cycle to vote for change within their communities, giving their citizens the right to enjoy their city on foot, bicycle, skates, or any mode of active transportation they choose.

Voices for Healthy Kids

December 5, 2016
in Bike Pedestrian

Breaking News: Complete Streets Comes to the City of Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh City Council has adopted a Complete Streets policy making city streets safer for everyone whether they are walking, bicycling, taking transit, or driving.

November 22, 2016
in Complete Streets

Voices for Healthy Kids at APHA 2016

Voices for Healthy Kids is attending APHA 2016! Learn more about our activities at the conference!

Voices for Healthy Kids

October 25, 2016

Just Released: Voices for Healthy Kids 2016 Progress Report

The report highlights progress in the movement to help all children achieve a healthy weight, including policy wins and a behind-the-scenes look at efforts to improve access to healthy foods and physical activity.

Voices for Healthy Kids

October 13, 2016

Center for Science in Public Interest

October 10, 2016
in Junk Food Marketing

Empowering Students Through Nutrition This School Year

Reading, writing, and arithmetic aren’t the only things our nation’s children will be learning this school year!

Home Room

October 10, 2016
in Junk Food Marketing