Voices for Healthy Kids
We all know the statistics on the obesity epidemic in this country and the countless efforts to reduce obesity rates, but what is working and what isn’t? The American Heart Association (AHA) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) recently launched Voices for Healthy Kids, a national advocacy initiative focused on uniting the movement to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by 2015. This is certainly an ambitious goal, but cities and states across the country have already started seeing signs of progress, and we know many local park and recreation agencies have made significant contributions to these efforts. This move....
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