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.

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1. Find Changes

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Recent Changes

Idaho Headstart Center Hosts Childhood Obesity Program For Migrant Farmworkers

Children of migrant farmworkers living in Southern Idaho are now able to benefit from a new pilot program aimed at … Read more

Pediatric Clinic Plans to Move Inside Farmers’ Market

What do medical professionals and farmers’ have in common? More than you think! The relationship between good health and good … Read more

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San Antonio Adds More Bike Stations to Bike Share Program

San Antonio is adding two bike stations to their bike share (B-Share) program, bringing the city’s total number of locations … Read more

2. Learn to Create Change

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Get help to Make a Change

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Use research, toolkits, and other elements to learn about healthy change.
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3. Be a Salud Hero

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If you or someone you know is starting a change or already made a change, let us know.
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