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Drive 2B Better promotes complete streets

Published: December 27, 2018 9:55am 159 Views

Drive 2B Better promotes complete streets

We are promoting complete streets to improve safety for all road users. 

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How the Proposed Public Charge Rule Affects Whole Child Health

Published: November 9, 2018 8:09pm 187 Views

How the Proposed Public Charge Rule Affects Whole Child Health

In New York State, 37 percent of children under the age of 18 live in immigrant families. [i] That’s more than 1.54 million children across the state that come to the United States with their families or have at least one parent who was born outside of the country. There&rsquo...

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Inclusion training helps schools offer activities for all

Published: October 31, 2018 8:15pm 112 Views

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The New York State Budget: The Wins and What We're Watching

Published: June 7, 2018 8:18pm 119 Views

At the end of March the New York State Assembly finalized the 2018-19 annual budget. The $168.3 billion state budget covers spending in a variety of areas including health, education and aid to localities. So how does this year’s state budget affect kids across the state? After tireless...

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What's next for the Farm Bill?

Published: May 31, 2018 8:26pm 106 Views

You might have been hearing about the Farm Bill through social media or in the news. Maybe something about “food stamps” or “SNAP,” and a vote in Congress. There’s talk of major changes and millions of people losing access to food. So what is going on? And what is the F...

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

Published: April 6, 2018 8:28pm 109 Views

Last month the President signed into law the 2018 federal omnibus appropriations bill. The bill authorizes smaller spending bills into one larger bill that requires one set of votes in each house. The $1.3 trillion law covers government spending on everything from science, arts, and military to chil...

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Place matters for bicyclists and pedestrians

Published: March 27, 2018 9:35pm 103 Views

A new data brief from the Healthi Kids team shows that place matters for bicyclists and pedestrians. It notes that residents from some neighborhoods are more likely to be struck by a car while walking or biking than residents from other neighborhoods. It also notes that car crash locations are clust...

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Healthi Kids comments on food standards

Published: January 31, 2018 9:42pm 103 Views

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. A work group of local food leaders drafted the letter. It responds to proposed changes to school food rule...

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Healthi Kids expands focus to the whole child

Published: January 31, 2018 9:38pm 102 Views

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 is an initiative of Common Ground Health with funding from the Health Foundation. It has focused on children reachin...

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