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50 Years After Selma, Taking a Stand for Health Equity and the Right to Walk Safely

Children from communities of color and low-income areas are twice as likely to walk or bicycle to school, yet these are the places most lacking in safe streets and infrastructure to protect children. Read more

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Food Parks Connect City, Farm and Nature

Food parks offer a way for urban residents to share time in a rural setting, connect to nature, and understand that all food is connected to the earth. Read more

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In-Class Physical Activity Policies

Inspiring stories and innovative ideas continue to emerge from the Salud America! Growing Healthy Change project and we are thrilled to share this one with you. Read more

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Transgender Youth and Health Disparity

Laurie and Ken have three children, one of whom is a transgender male. They knew early on that their child did not conform to his assigned gender, but weren’t sure how to address it. Read more

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Here’s what you can do on Community Commons!

We’re glad you’re here and excited to show you the great tools you can use on Community Commons to help with your work. Read more

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