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Rosa Herrera knows how difficult the battle with COVID-19 can be. Two of her daughters were really sick with COVID-19 in October 2020 and were hospitalized during their infections. Herrera herself got sick, too, but had a mild case. “It was really scary. I couldn’t see them and since both of them were hospitalized at ...
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Caesar Valdillez loves where he lives—the Southtown neighborhood in San Antonio (63% Latino). He grew up in the neighbor…Healthy Food, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
After years of trying to land a new park, residents of Earlimart, Calif., can now celebrate the success of a shared use…Education, Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
Edison High School students, families and community members partner with school officials to open school’s new lighted t…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
Jalapenos, cilantro, garlic—“The Mexican culture cooks a lot of vegetables in meals and everything has to be hot,” said…Healthy Food, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
“It’s hard to engage the average youth in something where there is no choice.” That’s what Kymberly Lacrosse, a communit…Healthy Food
What are you eating for lunch? Snack food may be the quickest—and unhealthiest—choice. In Santa Cruz County, California,…Healthy Food
Healthy nutritional standards are vital for school districts, but the Wenatchee School District in Washington wasn’t pro…Healthy Families & Schools, Healthy Food, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
Parent organization Real Food for Kids (RFFK) aims to improve the nutritional quality of food served at the public schoo…Healthy Families & Schools, Healthy Food, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities