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Healthy Schools Program

L.A. School Is Having Fun... and Getting Healthy

Nancy Brown | Posted 09.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

In February, PE teacher Hicxell Wester went to a meeting about a new program to help her middle-schoolers get healthier bracing for the usual drill. ...

As Bill Clinton Says, 'Our Kids Deserve the Best Start in Life We Can Give Them'

Nancy Brown | Posted 11.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Every fall, top schools are honored at an event that showcases just how much of a difference they're making. The Alliance's highest recognition is the Gold National Healthy Schools Award and, prior to this year, only six schools had earned it.

Helping the Next Generation Become a Healthy One

Nancy Brown | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Just like attitudes and laws surrounding tobacco products evolved over decades, so will campaigns aimed at reversing the childhood obesity epidemic. The progress with sodas in schools shows it can be done.

Cindy Y. Rodriguez

Latino Childhood Obesity: Is There A Solution? | Cindy Y. Rodriguez | Posted 11.16.2011 | Latino Voices

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and organizations such as the National Council of La Raza, the Leadership for Healthy Communi...