On Tuesday, February 28th, parents, teachers, alumni, residents of South Park and community leaders gathered at Concord Elementary School to learn how to support access to healthy food and explore ideas about improving nutrition policy in the Seattle Public Schools.
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El Martes 28 de Febrero se llevo a cabo un excelente evento en el vecindario de South Park en las instalaciones de la escuela primaria Concord con la asistencia de Padres de familia, alumnos, maestros , vecinos residentes de South Park y líderes comunitarios para aprender cómo podemos apoyar el acceso a comida saludable y compartir algunas ideas sobre las políticas alimentarias en las escuelas del Condado King .
As we're about to hold our fourth forum, we've been granted the luxury of learning from our mistakes. Here are just a few of the challenges we faced in showcasing our stories through community forums, and what we've figured out along the way.
Karen discusses how the African American Elders Program began and why it’s important to help vulnerable older adults maintain independence in their homes for as long as possible. Be the eyes and ears in your community and help link seniors to vital programs and services.
My story is about how we start to reshape our thinking around obesity/weight issues - Obesity is not just an individual's struggle with food or a lack of willpower; poverty, stress, unsafe neighborhoods, poor or no access to healthy food options and food deserts are all systematic issues that lead to obesity.