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Breaking News: Healthy Food Financing in El Paso, TX

The County of El Paso, Texas, where one in four children lives in a food-insecure home,  just took a major step to make healthy, affordable food easier to buy!

December 11, 2018
in Healthy Food Access

Washington Improves Early Childcare Environments!

Congratulations to Washington State for making early childhood education environments healthier through stronger nutrition, physical activity, and screen time standards!

December 11, 2018
in Early Care

Breaking News: Complete Streets in Des Moines!

The Des Moines City Council voted 7-0 to pass a complete streets policy focused on safe travel around the city!

November 26, 2018
in Complete Streets

Election Day Updates: Active Transportation and Preemption Ballot Measures

Election Day brought several successes to make transportation safer for millions in cities in Texas, Arizona, and North Carolina! Additionally, we have more good news out of the state of Oregon where voters beat back industry efforts to weaken the ability of local governments to protect the health of their communities. Here’s a brief round-up of this historic progress.

November 7, 2018

UPDATED: Baltimore Passes Complete Streets Policy!

The Baltimore City Council passed CB 17-0102, a complete streets policy that will help make streets safer for people to use public transit, walk, and bike!

October 30, 2018

American Evaluation Association to Recognize Voices for Healthy Kids Evaluation Team

The American Evaluation Association (AEA) will recognize the Voices for Healthy Kids evaluation team for their outstanding evaluation practice and dedication to both furthering the interest of the evaluation field and the association.

American Evaluation Association

October 29, 2018

American Heart Association executive wins coveted advocacy award

Jill Birnbaum, senior vice president of Field Advocacy Operations, American Heart Association, was among the champions of children’s health who took top honors at the 2018 National Forum Public Policy Awards presentation in Washington, D.C., this week.

October 25, 2018

Breaking News: Milwaukee Passes Complete Streets Policy

The City of Milwaukee has passed a complete streets policy that will help make streets safer for people walking, taking transit, biking or driving!

October 16, 2018
in Complete Streets

Heathier Kids’ Meals in Wilmington, Delaware!

BIG NEWS out of Delaware! The Wilmington City Council approved an ordinance that requires restaurants in the city to offer healthy beverages as the default drink included in kids’ meals sold at a single price.

October 11, 2018
in Kids' Meals

Voices for Healthy Kids at APHA 2018

Are you attending APHA 2018? So are we! Learn how you can connect with the Voices for Healthy Kids team…

October 9, 2018