Jessica Donze Black, director of the Kids' Safe and Healthful Foods Project, talks about why students need healthy foods in schools.
Mary Story, director of Healthy Eating Research, and Tracy Fox, president of Food, Nutrition and Policy Consultants, discuss why we need healthier beverage standards.
The RWJF Roadmaps to Health Prize honors outstanding community partnerships that are helping people live healthier lives. These communities are creating a culture of health in their backyards. They were selected in 2013 from more than 160 applicants for their innovative strategies.
In 2006, Terry Huang, a researcher at the National Institutes of Health, proposed a new approach to combating childhood obesity: architecture. VMDO Architects, in collaboration with the University of Virginia and University of Nebraska, redesigned a 1950s-era elementary school in rural Virginia to encourage healthy eating and physical activity among all students.
June 15, 2010 | News Release/Video
West New York, New Jersey's Memorial High School earns first-ever Gold National Recognition Award from Alliance's Healthy Schools Program.
February 8, 2012 | Video/Presentation Material
A video series focusing on three diverse communities shows how this national program aims to reverse childhood obesity.
May 4, 2010 | Video
What should Latinos know-and do-about the childhood obesity epidemic?
July 1, 2009 | News Release/Video
Obesity rates increase in 23 states; report urges stronger response through health reform, national strategy.
May 6, 2008 | Video/Story
Connecting the worlds of video games and health, with positive results.
February 7, 2013 | Video/Infographic
Healthier products can contribute to a healthier bottom line for restaurant chains and food and beverage companies.
August 6, 2009 | News Release/Video
Alliance for a Healthier Generation honors 114 schools for creating healthier environments for students and staff.
New Report: Adult Obesity Rates Rise in 37 States, Obesity Rates Now Exceed 25 Percent in More Than Half of States
August 19, 2008 | News Release/Video
Rates increased for a second consecutive year in 24 states and for a third consecutive year in 19 states.
July 31, 2009 | Video
A Detroit elementary school transforms itself inside and laces up outside.
November 2, 2009 | Video/Story
They spoke at a summit organized by Leadership for Healthy Communities.