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
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Fuel Up to Play 60 Announces Strategic Partnership With The Healthy Zone School Recognition Program
Great things can happen when community organizations partner-up to find healthy solutions for preventing Latino childhood obesity! Recently Fuel Up … Read more
Bus Plans to Take Families to the Grocery Store and Teach Nutrition Along the Way
Families living in parts of Rock Island, Illinois, one of the Quad Cities, don’t have a nearby grocery store, which limits … Read more
National Grocer Plans to Bring Fresh Produce to Struggling South Tampa Neighborhoods
Communities in southwest Tampa often struggle to access healthy food, and this includes many Latino families. Nearby Florida Hospital recently did a … Read more
2. Learn to Create Change
See the Changes a Salud Hero Can Make
Second Largest School District in Nation Transforms Lunchtime with Healthy Food and Meatless Mondays
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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.
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