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The Federal Budget: The Wins & What We’re Watching

by HealthiKids on Friday, April 6, 2018 9:00 AM

After months of negotiations on the federal budget, the final version includes some clear big wins for kids. Healthi Kids applauds Congress for working together to put kids first. While time will tell what the local impact will be, we’ve broken down some highlights and what we’ll continue to watch over the coming year. 

Place matters for bicyclists and pedestrians

by HealthiKids on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 3:27 PM
A new data brief from the Healthi Kids team shows that place matters for bicyclists and pedestrians.

Healthi Kids expands focus to the whole child

by HealthiKids on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 4:45 PM
Healthi Kids’ focus on children’s health is growing broader. That growth is due to its partnership with the Greater Rochester Health Foundation. Healthi Kids has called for better nutrition and more physical activity. Now it also will focus on policy and advocacy around the physical, social, emotional and mental health of children through age 8. 

Healthi Kids comments on food standards

by HealthiKids on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 4:37 PM

The Healthi Kids Coalition supports the current school food standards in the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, the coalition wrote to USDA’s Division of the Food and Nutrition Service.

Healthi Headlines - November 2017

by HealthiKids on Thursday, November 30, 2017 2:30 PM

A healthy fundraiser at a local school got kids moving.

Equity Starts With Engaging Communities and Responding To Concerns

by HealthiKids on Thursday, November 30, 2017 11:51 AM
Planners, health professionals, academics, and policymakers must work in partnership with residents and youth to respond to the voices of society's most overlooked communities.

Healthi Headlines - October 2017

by HealthiKids on Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:24 AM

Community members asked Rochester to put the brakes on speeding cars.

Healthi Kids Hosts A PlayROCs Celebration to Honor Community Supporters

by HealthiKids on Thursday, September 28, 2017 9:24 AM

Event recognized community efforts that promote the importance of play

Where Do Rochester's Candidates Stand on the Physical, Social and Emotional Health of Kids?

by HealthiKids on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 8:12 AM

What are Rochester's Mayoral, City Council and School Board Candidates positions on issues related to kids health and well-being? We partnered with alumni from the Parent Leadership Training Institute to find out!

Having a Healthy School Year from Start to Finish

by HealthiKids on Thursday, August 31, 2017 6:39 AM

Tips for parents on how to kick off a healthy school year


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