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Op‑ed: Fighting childhood obesity a high priority in Patterson

Juliene Flanders, the Recreation and Community Services Director for the city of Patterson, Calif., recently wrote in The Modesto Bee about how her city—and in particular the Department of Recreation and Community Services—is working to prevent childhood obesity:
The reality is that only a balanced, collaborative approach will improve the lives…

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Capitol Hill Briefing: Building Healthy Communities through Common-Ground Solutions

You’re invited to attend a policy forum on public and private strategies to address health disparities and prevent childhood obesity.

What: Health Equity Forum: Building Healthy Communities through Common-Ground Solutions
When: Thursday, March 5, 2015
Where: 325 Russell Senate Office Building – Kennedy Caucus Room, 2 Constitution Avenue Northeast, Washington, DC 20002
Time: 8:45…

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Building a Healthier Future Summit

Date: February 25-27, 2015

Location: Washington, DC

Partnership for a Healthier America is hosting the 2015 Building a Healthier Future Summit on February 25 to 27, 2015, in Washington, DC. The summit will bring together advocates, policymakers, community leaders, and the private sector to discuss how to address the childhood obesity epidemic through innovative strategies and partnerships…

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Active Living Research Annual Conference

Date: February 22 - February 25, 2015

Location: San Diego, California

Active Living Research’s upcoming annual conference will explore how to use scientific research to influence policy changes at the local, state, and federal levels.

Learn more and register

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