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“Meeting with City Hall officials in Amarillo”



At a meeting with city hall officials, BikeTexas representative Fernando Martinez expressed the need for bike lanes and routes surrounding all Amarillo schools. At the time the Amarillo Bike Routes Plan included plans for routes surrounding five elementary schools and one middle ...

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“Minority Groups and Bottlers Team Up in Battles Over Soda”



Another look at how partnerships between big soda companies and non-profits that work with minority groups have influenced some soda regulation ...

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“More Than 100 Parents Join Together to Make New Strides that Improve Student Wellness”



Parental involvement with Parents United for Healthy Schools/Padres Unidos para Escuelas Saludables continues to grow as more parents learn of the healthy changes that are occurring at schools across Chicago. One recent meeting which took place at the National Museum of Mexican Art brought together 100 parents who were interested in campaigning for healthier meals in schools, better physical activity programs, and healthy school fundraisers. ...

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“National Student Ambassador-Fuel Up To Play 60”



Aleyda Sanchez, a student from James Bowie elementary, a Healthy Zone school that participates in the Fuel Up to Play 60 program, was recognized at the White House as one of four National Student Ambassadors, during 2012. ...

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“New bridge in Houston’s Fifth Ward will help pedestrians cross railroad tracks”



Students and residents living near the Bringhurst and Hailey Street Roadway crossings can now look forward to a new bridge which will help pedestrians and cyclists cross railroad tracks. Construction for the Bringhurst bridge is scheduled to begin by mid ...

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“New Mango Cremes with NutriFusion”



ABC Smart Cookies is the company behind the production of Girl Scout Cookies. This website makes misleading claims about the nutritional quality of the new Mango Creme with NutriFusion cookies. ...

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“Let’s Build Healthier Environments for All”



Angela Glover Blackwell, CEO of PolicyLink discusses the role that the built environment plays in supporting a healthy lifestyle. Although, Colorado sports lower obesity rates than most other states, Blackwell mentions that obesity rates among black and Latino children are still surprisingly high. ...

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“Healthy School Lunches Served Up In California Through Farm-To-School Program”



More news about Coachella Valley Schools becoming ...

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“Highland Park Parklet Not in Front of Restaurant? Attempts to Create Public Space For All”



The Highland Park Parklet is the first from a series of four parklets to be established as part of a pilot program, which will seek to create a more active living environment for residents of Los ...

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