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Posted byon March 26, 2012 at 5:20 PM EDT
At the 2012 4-H Youth Conference, Dr. Jill Biden applauded the support 4-H has always given military families, saying the Club has always provided "military-connected children [with] an outlet -- a chance to use their talents -- and helped them reach their full potential,” she said.
Posted byon March 23, 2012 at 6:47 PM EDT
Let's Move invites its followers on twitter and facebook and their children to apply for their chance to attend the next tweetup for the 134th annual White House Easter Egg Roll.
Posted byon March 23, 2012 at 11:42 AM EDT
Today, March 23, marks the second anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. Three remarkable women -- each truly the face of health care reform --share their stories about how the new health care law is affecting their lives and the lives of their families.
Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 1:27 PM EDT
Dr. Richard Kozoll, determined to reverse the effects of a less mobile population, plays to the natural beauty of the outdoors in rural New Mexico. His prescription for getting communities excited about moving outdoors: infrastructure changes.
Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 1:06 PM EDT
Sarah Bucher has made it her mission to promote healthy lifestyles for employees, participants, child care centers and YMCA programs. In her role as the Director of Healthy Living at YMCA and JCC of Greater Toledo, Bucher has connected community leaders to create local and state-level changes in policy, systems and environment.
Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 12:45 PM EDT
Humbled by the difference he has made in the lives of Portland children -- and those who are young at heart -- Andre Ashley continues to advocate for programs that encourage physical activity and recreation in communities.
Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 12:42 PM EDT
Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, Nathan - whose son Thomas has a chronic illness -- is no longer haunted by worries like, what's going to happen if I lose my job? What's going to happen when Thomas hits his lifetime cap? How will we survive?
Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 12:40 PM EDT
Robert and Amy Castaneda have made it their mission to make their community "a peaceful place through sport and play" founding Beyond the Ball in 1998, a youth and community development organization which "uses the power of sport to change lives, give hope, reclaim space and develop a culture of opportunities for youth and families in Chicago."
Posted byon March 22, 2012 at 10:30 AM EDT
The Affordable Care Act includes a number of key provisions designed to help make health care more affordable – in fact, many Americans are seeing lower costs, and health care spending growth in 2009 and 2010 decreased to record lows
Posted byon March 21, 2012 at 4:06 PM EDT
The "Know Your Farmer, Know Your Food" Compass is just one of the many new tools initiated by USDA, designed to enable communities across the country to take part in the making our children and families healthier.