• New Resources - May 2012

    May 8, 2012

    View the newest resources for creating and promoting healthy food and activity environments - from creating healthy spaces in LA county to a new regional food hub resource guide to a tool to help prioritize Safe Routes to School infrastructure projects. And read more about the history, vision, and accomplishments of Strategic Alliance in our newest publication.

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  • Joint Use Agreement Brings Wellness Center and Community Garden to South LA

    May 8, 2012

    A new Wellness Center and Community Garden are coming to South LA, thanks to a joint venture between the Los Angeles Unified School District, the Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust, and UMMA, the University Muslim Medical Association Community Clinic. Click read more below to learn more about this collaborative effort to create safe places to play and healthy food access for South LA youth and their families.

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  • The Food Desert Debate: Media Round-up

    April 25, 2012

    You've probably seen the headlines by now. Last week, the New York Times published "Studies Question the Pairing of Food Deserts and Obesity," sparking a public dialogue in the media on food access and its relation to health. Our latest Rapid Response alert provides a synthesis and analysis of the latest news coverage, along with talking points for advocates to join the conversation.

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  • New Resources - March/April 2012

    April 1, 2012

    View the newest resources for creating and promoting healthy food and activity environments - from access to fresh produce to decreasing the breastfeeding gap to learning more about the Farm Bill.

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  • New Resources - February 2012

    February 29, 2012

    From the PBS series Designing Healthy Communities to green justice to the new research that defends the importance - and legality - of regulations that limit food advertisements to children, we've rounded up the latest resources for advocates to read, watch, and share.

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  • New "Kick the Can" Campaign Helps Make the Case Against Soda

    February 4, 2012

    As evidence linking sugar-sweetened beverages to chronic disease and other heath effects continues to mount, efforts to reduce beverage marketing and consumption are gaining momentum. Learn about Kick the Can, a new online resource compiling the latest data, research and news on sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and marketing, and view other Strategic Alliance resources to make the case against soda.

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  • Just Released

    December 21, 2011

    Strategic Alliance partners have wrapped up 2011 with a wealth of new resources for advocates to read, use, and share. See what's new - from a comprehensive physical activity curriculum to county-by-county food insecurity data.

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  • Leading by Example: First 5 L.A. Commission Gets (Physically) Active

    December 20, 2011

    A number of efforts to increase physical activity opportunitites for all are underway in the state. LA's First 5 Commission, a new intiative launched by Superintendent Tom Torlakson, and a successful organizing and legal campaign led by the City Project are just a few of the efforts that are recognizing the importance of physical activity throughout the day.

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