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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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CAN DO Services Contract

This is an example of a 1 year services contract between HISD and CAN DO Houston. CAN DO Houston agreed to provide fitness equipment, train teachers to incorporate physical activity into their classrooms, and to provide assistance with after school programs in partnership with Mason Park. HISD agreed to provide bus transportation from Briscoe Elementary School to Mason Park and to lend space to host health trainings at local campuses. Agreements like this demonstrate the value of partnerships, and how school districts can work to increase physical activity opportunities for children during after school hours. /SALUDcontent/Can Do Information ...

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Celebrities and Specialized Junk Food Targeting Hispanics

Obesity among Hispanics remains high. Still food companies continue to use cunning tactics to increase their brand presence among Latinos. Recently, Pepsi featured Colombian actress Sophia Vergara in their Superbowl commercial. New product lines aimed at the Hispanic market have also been created, such as Ruffles that include Tapatio hot sauce, and Dulce de Leche flavored Cheerios. ...

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Center for Digital Democracy: Protect Privacy Online Facebook Page

Learn about what the Center for Digital Democracy is doing to protect the rights of children from online marketing. Recently, the Center for Digital Democracy filed a complaint against Nickelodeon with the FTC for violating the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). ...

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Central Texas CATCH Middle School Project

Middle school students at Austin Independent School District (AISD) and Round Rock Independent School District (RRISD) are making healthier choices and performing better at school since they started participating in the CATCH ...

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Assembly Bill 1678

The text of AB1678 as introduced by Sen. Monning. The bill would have restricted mobile vendors from selling unhealthy snacks to children near ...

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Baldwin Park Recognized for Strongest “Complete Streets” Policy in the Nation

The efforts of residents living in Baldwin Park did not go unnoticed. In fact, Baldwin Park's Complete Streets policy was recognized in 2011 by the National Complete Streets Coalition as one of the most comprehensive policies in the U.S. ...

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ActOut Survey Report

This is the full ActOut Survey Report. Specific questions about physical activity and nutrition and Dietary habits are reported here. ...

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ActOut Survey Results

Y Street is the largest youth advocate group in Virginia. This group of teens works to reduce tobacco usage and to prevent childhood obesity, through the ActOut campaig. The infographic found on this page highlights some of the key findings from a 2011-2012 ActOut survey that Y Street conducted. ...

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ActOut Virginia Twitter

A link to follow the ActOut Virginia Campaign on Twitter. ...

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