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What will happen to the future environment? How are policymakers, restaurants, and communities impacting food in Latino neighborhoods?
Who’s targeting Latino and other kids of color? Do they see more healthy or junk food ads? What steps can we take to see the food environment that promotes health?
Use #SaludTues to tweet with us on Dec. 8, 2015, as we unveil the results of a new study that explores the ways we can envision a healthier food environment for Latino neighborhoods and communities.
- WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: “Envisioning A Healthier Food Environment for Latino Kids
- TIME/DATE: 1-2 p.m., ET, Dec. 8, 2015
- WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
- HOST: @SaludToday
- CO-HOSTS: Food Corps (@FoodCorps); Voices for Healthy Kids (@Voices4HK)
We’ll open the floor to your stories and experiences as we explore:
- The results of a new research package, “Better Food in the Neighborhood and Latino Kids,” by Salud America!, a national Latino childhood obesity research network based at the Institute for Health Promotion Research at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, the team behind SaludToday and the #SaludTues tweetchats.
- How do food environments impact kids health?
- What are some restaurants and corner stores doing to promote healthier foods?
- What are ways farmer’s markets & Schools can change the food environment?
Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter and share your strategies, stories, and resources that can promote healthier foods and a culture of health.
#SaludTues is a weekly Tweetchat about Latino health at 12p CST/1p ET every Tuesday and hosted by @SaludToday, the Latino health social media campaign for the team at Salud America! and the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
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