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Rosalie Aguilar-Santos

Rosalie Aguilar Santos, MS, is Salud America!'s national project coordinator. She is passionate about nutrition, physical activity, and opportunities to engage communities in advocacy actions to promote Latino childhood health.

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Bill Status of HB 4121

Webpage on the Illinois State government page that has all the information on the status and history of HB ...

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BMI Reports 2012-2013

This report takes a look at the Body Mass index (BMI) of 1st, 3rd, and 5th grade children living in Spartanburg. In all three of these grade levels, Hispanic children were more likely to be overweight or obese compared to all other race groups. ...

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BREAKING: USDA Issues Proposed Rules for School “Competitive Food” and My Analysis

Bettina Elias Siegel of The Lunch Tray school food blog gives her spin on the new proposed competitive food standards, as well as how she believes big food business will try to get around ...

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Building a Special Park in South L.A.

What started out as a small community effort to clean up a neighborhood, has now evolved into a project which will not only lead to the development of a unique, self-sustaining park, but also to water conservation. The project, which is set to cost $1.3 million, will implement Best Management Practices and the Liberty Hill Foundation has agreed to contribute funds towards the project. ...

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Built Environment Policy for Physical Activity in Mexican-American Children

This research brief provides policy recommendations for improving the built environment, to support physical activity (PA) among low-income Mexican-American children and their families in 14 colonias in Hidalgo County, ...

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California After School Physical Activity (CASPA) Guidelines

The CASPA Guidelines were developed as a result of Education Code Section 8484.8, which required the California Department of Education (CDE) to develop voluntary after school physical activity guidelines for CDE-funded after school programs. The CASPA guidelines feature 10 main guidelines, which each detail ways that these these recommendations can be followed. See the CASPA guidelines here. ...

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California Complete Streets Act of 2008

The complete text to the California Complete Streets Act of ...

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Call to Action: Stop the Marketing of Junk Food to Kids

A call to action asking the federal government to create restrictions for how food is advertised to children. ...

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CAN DO Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities Assessment

This document provides an overview of the Magnolia Park neighborhood in Houston and an assessment of the situation at Briscoe elementary. In February 2010, 49 children were enrolled in the Bus to Mason Park program. Although the park is not far from the school, train tracks in the area pose a hazard to children. /SALUDcontent/Can Do Information ...

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