The REACH Project’s Healthy Beverage & Sodium Reduction Initiative works with organizations across the city of Boston to promote adoption of voluntary policies and practices that will increase access to healthy beverages and low sodium foods.
The OSNAP Online Learning Community brings together afterschool staff to work through the process of making practice, policy, and environmental changes in their programs. Join afterschool and out-of-school time programs from across the country to improve children’s physical activity, nutrition, and screen time habits in your program!
Interested in making your child’s after school environment healthier? See how your after-school program can sign up for OSNAP.
Join the Boston community in celebrating the opening of the Woolson Street Community Garden this Saturday! This project was featured in this past year’s Leaders in Health Community Training Program, by cohort member Mirlande Joseph.
Check out Dr. Steve Gortmaker’s Food Revolution Day guest blog on the importance of getting kids excited about healthy eating and living, and the work the HPRC is doing to create tools for change:
Congratulations to the 2014 cohort for their successful completion of the Leaders in Health Community Training Program! Specific details about these participant’s individual projects will be posted soon. Leaders in Health works to build the capacity of our community partners by providing participants with an introduction to the fundamentals of community-based participatory research (CBPR) and … Continue reading “2014 Leaders in Health Cohort”
Across Massachusetts, communities are searching for ways to help residents live active and healthy lives. The Massachusetts Joint Use Toolkit is a how-to guide for community members seeking to access public buildings and spaces afterhours so residents can exercise and engage in other recreational activities. This Toolkit helps communities maximize the use of schools, playgrounds, … Continue reading “Helping Kids and Communities Be Healthy and Active”
Application due February 14, 2014 Leaders in Health community training program is currently seeking applications from community members who are striving to improve nutrition and physical activity in Boston and surrounding communities. Now in its 4th year, the program’s goal is to build the capacity of our community partners by providing participants with an introduction … Continue reading “Seeking Applicants for Leaders in Health”