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2018 Year in Review

A Proposed Change to SNAP Would Increase Food Insecurity and Hurt Kids

A Win for Kids: State Invests in Advantage After School Program

ACTION ALERT: Share with NYS YOUR Feedback on our Early Care and Education System

Active fathers have a significant impact on child development

Active Transportation Summit put ideas into motion

Call for Volunteers for PlayROCS your Neighborhood

Can A Corner Store Be Healthy?

Candidates respond to questions on issues affecting kids

City Council adopts Rochester 2034 Comprehensive Plan

City Paves the Way for Play in Neighborhoods

City releases draft plan for next 15 years

Community welcomes story walk at Ryan R-Center

Connections: Understanding SNAP and promoting access to healthy food

Drive 2B Better promotes complete streets

Eating Healthy in the Winter

Equity Starts With Engaging Communities and Responding To Concerns

$100K ‘Healthiest Cities’ grant aims to advance health equity in Rochester

Having a Healthy School Year from Start to Finish

Healthi Headlines - April 2017

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Healthi Headlines - November 2017

Healthi Headlines - October 2017

Healthi Kids and DRYS partner to promote #playrocsathome

Healthi Kids comments on food standards

Healthi Kids expands focus to the whole child

Healthi Kids Hosts A PlayROCs Celebration to Honor Community Supporters

Healthi Kids Speaks Out in Opposition to Proposed SNAP Change

How the Proposed Public Charge Rule Affects Whole Child Health

Inclusion training helps schools offer activities for all

It's Our Right To Play! Join Us for the 7th Annual Cameron Peace Walk

Join us for Play the Riverway May 11th!

Kids are Agents for Change: How to Engage Students in Advocacy

Kids Marched for the Right to Play in a Safe Neighborhood

Kids Walk for the Right to Play in a Safe Neighborhood

Mayor Warren Cuts Ribbon on Downtown Play Walk

North Clinton Avenue Makeover Featured a Multicultural Flair

Place matters for bicyclists and pedestrians

Playworks Video: Play is transforming children and adults in the City of Rochester

Racism is a public health crisis

Resources for Families: COVID-19

ROC the Future Selected for Community-led Playground Project to Give Local Kids More Opportunities to Play

Rochester kids and adults reclaimed their neighborhoods for play

Rochester named a Bicycle Friendly Community

Safe driving campaign seeks help posting signs

Safer Streets Through Slower Speeds

Save the Date: PlayROCs your Neighborhood 2017!

Summer Meals program innovates to reach more kids due to coronavirus pandemic

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

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

What's next for the Farm Bill?

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




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ROC Farmers Markets: COVID-19 Updates

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Alicia Evans, Maol Healthy Schools Project Coordinator

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Erick Stephens, Parent Engagement Specialist

Hannah Shippee, Program Coordinator

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Mike Bulger, M.A.F.S. Healthy Communities Project Coordinator

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