How can you fight Latino childhood obesity in your area?
See how these Salud Heroes are fighting Latino obesity…and learn how easy it is to be a Salud Hero, too!
Obesity threatens the health of Latino kids.
Growing Healthy Change brings you healthy changes happening in your community right now, and shows how to start your own change.
Find new policies, stories, and research to reduce Latino childhood obesity—like unlocking playgrounds after school—in your city, school, county, state, and nation.
Learn from our Salud Heroes how you can make a change, too.
1. Find Changes
Browse changes happening in your area
Santa Ana, CA Gets $3 Million Towards Bicycle & Pedestrian Infrastructure
Residents of Santa Ana, CA will soon see more bike lanes and improved traffic signage thanks to $3 million in grant … Read more
‘Food on the Move’ Gets Communities Thinking about Healthy Food Access
It’s no secret that the mobile food movement is sweeping the nation. Not only are food trucks rolling through cities … Read more
Latino Students & Parents Log 100 Miles of Walking/Running at San Diego, CA School
Parents and students from Central Elementary, a predominantly Latino school in San Diego, CA, celebrated accomplishing their goal of walking … Read more
2. Learn to Create Change
See the Changes a Salud Hero Can Make
Find out what "change" really means and all the science behind it.
Get help to Make a Change
Use research, toolkits, and other elements to learn about healthy change.
3. Be a Salud Hero
Making a Change?
If you or someone you know is starting a change or already made a change, let us know.
We can write it up, possibly film it, and share it nationwide!
Share your story or alert us to a change