The Foundation's program, Leadership for Healthy Communities: Advancing Policies to Support Healthy Eating and Active Living, was designed to work with elected and appointed officials to create and promote healthier communities.This grant supports the NALEO Educational Fund for the NALEO Latino Legislative Summit on Health, October 25-27, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Legislative Summit will provide Latino state legislators with an opportunity to enhance their understanding of health disparities in the Latino community and the intersection between state and federal health policy. Latino state legislators will share model initiatives and best practices related to reducing health disparities among constituents and throughout the nation. The NALEO Educational Fund will highlight the efforts of policymakers who are championing place-based strategies to increase opportunity for physical activity and access to healthy food, providing examples of investments, community involvement, and collaboration that have addressed obesity issues in their respective jurisdictions.
Amount Awarded $40,000.00
Awarded on: 1/24/2013
Time frame: 1/1/2013 - 12/31/2013
Grant Number: 70360
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