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Posted byon September 20, 2011 at 3:22 PM EST
Dr. Judy Palfrey, Executive Director of Let's Move!, describes how the U.S. Tennis Association is making thousands of tennis courts in cities across the country available for kids to stay active.
Posted byon September 20, 2011 at 11:13 AM EST
One week after his speech to a joint session of Congress announcing the American Jobs Act, the President has sent this bill to Capitol Hill and has been traveling the country talking to Americans about what this would mean for job creation, if passed. In this week’s highlights, you’ll find a number of tools that we hope you find helpful: fact sheets, conference calls and more.
Posted byon September 15, 2011 at 3:50 PM EST
As part of the Let's Move initiative, the First Lady announces a commitment from restaurants like Red Lobster and Olive Garden to reduce calories and sodium in their meals and provide healthier options in their kids’ menus.
Posted byon September 15, 2011 at 1:35 PM EST
The Jewish Community Centers Association has taken on the First Lady’s Let’s Move Faith and Communities gardening challenge. Their JCC Grows initiative encourages members to start gardens and other fresh food access projects for the benefit of their community.
Posted byon September 6, 2011 at 3:22 PM EST
The Mario Lemieux Foundation provides a preview of Austin's Warrior Playroom, a new space for family members of wounded warriors at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Posted byon September 1, 2011 at 10:02 AM EST
Eliza Byard, Executive Director of GLSEN, the Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, discusses the importance of making schools safer and more affirming for all students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.
Posted byon August 24, 2011 at 5:24 PM EST
Maureen Tracey-Mooney, Senior Policy Analyst for the Domestic Policy Council, describes how the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge will help middle class families know that their children are receiving the high-quality education they need at day care.
Posted byon August 18, 2011 at 9:38 AM EST
Cindy Schaider, Executive Director of the Casa Grande Alliance, explains that when it comes to substance abuse, prevention programs with children and youth is the key to long-term success.
Posted byon August 12, 2011 at 2:26 PM EST
Ample Harvest, a non-profit organization, works to provide fresh produce to food pantries--diminishing hunger and improving the nutrition of American families at the same time.
Posted byon August 2, 2011 at 10:53 AM EST
Omar Haroun & Aaron Royston, Co-Founders of Sportaneous, describe their inspiration for aligning private industry goals with the public health initiatives, alleviating obesity and diabetes by encouraging group physical activity.