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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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“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
What happens when a school district’s wellness policy doesn’t cover student sports games or other after-school events? I…Healthy Families & Schools, Healthy Food, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
Latinos are the largest minority group in Anderson, a small city in northern California’s Shasta County. Already heavily…Healthy Food, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
In communities where parks and land-space are limited, shared use agreements are providing more areas of recreation for…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Families & Schools, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
San Antonio pedestrians and cyclists will now have safer streets and walkways thanks to the implementation of the citywi…Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities, Transportation & Mobility
Promotores working with the Chula Vista Community Collaborative (CVCC) participated in an asset mapping project, in a La…Green & Active Spaces, Healthy Neighborhoods & Communities
Not everyone has equitable access to places to play or be physically active. That is why a housing agency advocate, fuel…Green & Active Spaces, Housing