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An Apple a Day: Doctors and Organizations Writing a New Nutrition Rx



Describes the efforts in the DC area to get communities eating healthier through collaboration between doctors and farmers. ...

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An Urban Farming Oasis is Saved From the Bulldozer Blade”



An article fro, Grist that tells the story of how one dedicated urban gardener worked to save a community's oldest and most meaningful ...

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Answers to Questions Related to School District Policies



The Virtual Wellness Policy Team from Action for Healthy Kids have recorded audio files which provide answers to how policies in school districts can be developed. Click on a question and listen to or read an answer. ...

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About Mass in Motion



This website gives an overview of how Mass in Motion was formed, who its partners are, and how the initiative has helped support policy change and prevention. ...

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ACE food distribution program helps Houston-area families make nutritious choices



Houston's local news highlights the ACE program at KIPP Explore Academy. ...

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Active Living Plan for a Healthier San Antonio



Check out the city of San Antonio's Active Living Plan here! This plan, which is modeled after the National Physical Activity Plan, is one of the first local level plans ever developed to encourage citizens to engage in various forms of physical activity. Learn more about the process that went into developing this plan from this slideshow presentation, presented by Laura Esparza, of the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR), at the 2014 Active Living ...

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Active Play Project



Children at Perez and Odom elementary schools have increased the amount of time they spend doing moderate to vigorous physical activity, after implementing the Active Play Project at their schools. ...

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A Complete Streets Survey in Spanish Produced by AARP



A Complete Streets checklist in Spanish, which encourages citizens to inspect their neighborhood streets, in order to determine areas of improvement, and increase street safety. ...

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Active Texas 2020



Leadership and partnership played a key role in the development of the Active Texas 2020 plan to promote physical activity. At the Fit City Summit in January 2009, local leaders from the Governor's Advisory Council on Physical Fitness, the Austin's Mayor's Fitness Council, and members from the academic community decided that it was time to make physical activity a priority in Texas. The plan specifies that physical activity will be a health priority across the state when state policies, legislation, and funding are directed towards physical activity initiatives. ...

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