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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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After-School Energizers: Classroom-Based Physical Activities



The goal of after-school energizers is to integrate physical activity with academic concepts. This workbook provides leaders with a list of activities which can encourage children, enrolled in after school programs, to be physically active. After school care providers are provided with the instructions for each activity, as well as an area to write notes on how children respond to an activity. For ideas on how to encourage physical activity during after school programs click ...

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Agenda Report on the Joint Use Agreement Between the City of Baldiwn Park and BPUSD



In this staff report we read about concerns that one of the City Council members had with some of the terms specified in the 2007 joint use agreement proposed between the City of Baldwin Park and the Baldwin Park Unified School District (BPUSD). After having examined the agreement, the City Attorney recommended that one section of the contract be amended. After this change had been made, the City Council approved the agreement. ...

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AIA Support’s Livable Communities



The American Institute of Architects (AIA) supports the development of Livable Communities through the enactment of The Livable Communities Act. The Livable Communities Act would make grants available for long term planning and create a specialized office within HUD to develop livable communities. ...

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AMA Votes for Policy that Recognizes Soda Taxes as One Way to Fight Obesity”



The American Medical Association voted at its annual meeting to adopt a policy that recognizes soda taxes as one way to pay for antiobesity programs, and that says any such tax revenue should go to programs to treat obesity and related ...

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Amarillo & Canyon High School Cycling Club



High school students attending Amarillo and Canyon High School now have the opportunity to join a cycling class for PE credit. After Safe Routes to School (SRTS) was brought to elementary schools and since the establishment of a city-wide hike and bike plan, high school students now have the opportunity to be trained in this Olympic sport by certified biking professionals. According to a blog post from BikeTexas the goal of the club is to prepare the students for participation in competitive and non-competitive road and mountain bike cycling. Read more about this ...

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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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