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Oklahoma City Council Votes to Improve City Streets and Sidewalks

The Oklahoma City Council unanimously adopted a Livable Streets policy, which will lead to a more active, healthier, and safer Oklahoma City!

January 16, 2018
in Complete Streets

Daly City, CA, Becomes First City in San Mateo County to Serve Kids Better!

Daly City, CA, joined the growing movement to serve kids better by making healthy drinks the default in restaurant kids’ meals!

January 9, 2018
in Kids' Meals

Healthy Food Financing in Michigan!

We have great news to kick off 2018! Shortly before the holiday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation sponsored by Rep. Andy Schor, to incentivize grocery stores in underserved areas.

January 2, 2018
in Healthy Food Access

Huge Complete Streets Impact in Kansas City, MO!

The Kansas City, MO City Council approved a Complete Streets policy (with a 13-0 vote) that will allow the city to create a community where active transportation is integrated into street design rather than being an afterthought.  Citizens of all abilities in Kansas City will be able to engage in more active transportation, such as biking and walking, which means healthier citizens and healthier communities!

December 15, 2017
in Bike Pedestrian

Voices for Healthy Kids: 2017 Progress Report

Voices for Healthy Kids, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has released Making Each Day Healthier for All Children: 2017 Progress Report.

December 14, 2017

Working in the Intersections

Modern medicine, public health, and now public policy all have evolved (and are evolving) to address not just one particular aspect of an individual, but the entire person or whole person.

Samia Mirza, We-Collab

December 11, 2017

Southern California Cities to Serve Kids Better!

Cathedral City and the City of Long Beach have joined the growing movement to serve kids better by making healthy drinks the default in restaurant kids’ meals!

November 26, 2017

Dr. Ashley White, We-Collab

November 20, 2017
in Healthy Food Access

New funding opportunities for nutrition policy in Native American communities

The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) and Voices for Healthy Kids are teaming up to support innovative nutrition-based, health-focused advocacy efforts in Native American communities with the creation of a $200,000 grant program.

November 14, 2017
in Healthy Food Access

Walking & Bicycling Ballot Measures Win Big on Election Day!

Election Day brought a number of successes to make walking and bicycling safer for millions in cities and counties in Colorado, Texas, Georgia, and Florida.

November 14, 2017
in Bike Pedestrian