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

National Initiative Works to Promote Access to Nature For Children

The Children and Nature Network (C&NN) has recently announced a new partnership with the National League of Cities (NLC) which … Read more

Miami-Dade County’s ‘Fit to Play’ Program Brings After-School Fitness To Kids

Between August 2014 through June 2015, the Miami-Dade County Parks and Recreation Department will be offering the Fit to Play … Read more

Veggie Van to Roam the Streets of Waco

In Waco, TX, many residents don’t live near full-service grocery stores, making it difficult to buy fresh fruits and vegetables … 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.
We can write it up, possibly film it, and share it nationwide!
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