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Alabama’s Healthy Food Financing Progress

More than 1.8 million Alabamians, including nearly half-a-million children, live in areas with limited access to grocers and other fresh food retailers. But that is changing with recent progress in funding the Alabama Healthy Food Financing Program!

July 12, 2017
in Healthy Food Access

July 10, 2017

Healthier Food Choices in Public Places in Louisiana and Savannah, GA

Healthier options in public places in Louisiana and Savannah, GA.

July 6, 2017
in Procurement

Funding for the Healthy Food for Ohio program

The Healthy Food for Ohio (HFFO) program was allocated $200K in House Bill 49, the State of Ohio’s biennial budget bill.

June 30, 2017
in Healthy Food Access

Louisiana Funds Healthy Food Retail Act

For the second year in a row, the Governor and legislators included $1 million in the budget to fund the Healthy Food Retail Act.

June 29, 2017
in Healthy Food Access

North Carolina General Assembly Again Funds Healthy Corner Store Initiative

The North Carolina General Assembly has included $250,000 in continued funding for the statewide Healthy Corner Store Initiative in this year’s final state budget, bringing the total state investment to $500,000.

June 28, 2017
in Healthy Food Access

Progress in MN: Good Food Access Program

Recently, the Omnibus Agriculture Finance Bill was passed and signed into law by Governor Dayton. In the bill, the Good Food Access Program may receive up to $250,000 annually for the next two years.

Voices for Healthy Kids

June 14, 2017

The Fork in the Road: Moving Beyond Cultural Competence and Towards Cultural Humility

How do we know when we are truly culturally competent?

Dr. Ashley White, We-Collab

June 6, 2017

Healthier Vending in Louisville, KY

Congratulations to the city for establishing healthier nutrition standards for vending machines on Louisville Metro properties.

Voices for Healthy Kids

May 15, 2017
in Procurement

GAO Says Education Dept. Should Up Its Oversight of Federal After-school Program

As after-school programs across the country fear loss of federal funds, a new report from the Government Accountability Office could muddy the waters. The GAO released a report Wednesday saying the Department of Education needs to improve its oversight of the program by updating the way it measures program outcomes.

Youth Today

April 28, 2017
in Out-of-School Time