Childhood Obesity

What's New

September 2, 2014
Chronic diseases often associated with obesity, such as diabetes, high-blood pressure, and tooth decay, are preventable. The good news is that we have plenty of tools to help create a healthier environment for everyone headed back to school! ChangeLab Solutions has compiled a list of our top ten resources for communities ready to implement...
July 11, 2014
Even though the Safe Routes to School movement has gained momentum nationwide, many communities still face challenges implementing these programs. Four new publications from ChangeLab Solutions are now available to help districts, parents, and active transportation advocates develop policies for walking or bicycling to school.[[{"type":"media","...

the healthy corner store movement

Over the past decade, a growing number of advocates have begun partnering with corner store owners in low-income urban and rural communities to improve the availability and marketing of healthy, affordable foods.

Christine Fry, Senior Policy Analyst at ChangeLab Solutions, moderated a discussion where speakers explored the successes and challenges of healthy corner store conversions, with a particular focus on strategies for financing this work.