Childhood Obesity

What's New

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","...
June 26, 2014
ChangeLab Solutions was disappointed today to learn the Court of Appeals for the State of New York struck down New York City’s soda portion control measure. The Court affirmed lower courts rulings that denied the authority of the city’s Board of Health to limit serving sizes of sugary beverages to 16 ounces in certain New York City food...

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.