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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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Articles by Rosalie Aguilar-Santos

“Expanding Young Students’ Role in Nutrition”

A Los Angeles Times article highlighting the new nutrition policy adopted by LA Unified School District. ...

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“FDOT Agrees to Adopt Complete Streets Policy”

According to a source from Transit Miami, the Florida Department of Transportation plans to incorporate Complete Streets in their future projects. ...

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Poll Found Ethnic Voters Support Soda Tax, Obesity Prevention

A field poll done in California found that minorities, especially Latinos, would support taxing sugary ...

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“Community design can boost fitness and health, says expert”

Researcher Bill Kohl explains the importance of creating environments that are conducive to physical activity. Dr. Kohl is currently investigating how community design can encourage physical activity among residents residing in the Mueller Community in Austin, Texas. ...

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“Competition Will Benefit Deal for Downtown Grocery Store”

News of the city's request for information about parties interested in building a grocery store in the downtown area has sparked some competition between ...

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“Complete Streets policy passes City Council”

This article summarizes key points articulated in the Complete Streets Policy that the city of Indianapolis has adopted. ...

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“Complete Streets program approved by Broward County commissioners”

Mayor Kristin Jacobs of Broward County encouraged the collaboration of a multidisciplinary team to create a Complete Streets policy. In this effort the Broward Metropolitan Planing Organization, the Florida Department of Transportation, the Broward Regional Health Planning Council, and others worked to design the Complete Streets guidelines. Already over 2,000 Broward residents have participated in public workshops, focus groups, and surveys related to Complete Street design. ...

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“City to build pedestrian bridge over tracks at Bringhurst”

According to this press release, children living near Bringhurst have found walking to school to be a challenge, due to the danger posed by having to walk over railroad tracks. ...

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“Complete Streets: Creating a Healthier Environment in Baldwin Park, CA”

Residents from Baldwin Park describe their experience as advocates who helped bring a Complete Streets Policy to the city. The California Center for Public Health Advocacy (CCPHA) was responsible for training these advocates who continue to ensure that Baldwin Park's Complete Streets Policy is properly implemented. ...

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