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December 1, 2014

Picture this: kids and families shopping for healthy foods—fresh produce, staples, and nutritious snacks—at their local corner store. From the store’s outside in, junk food, tobacco, and alcohol are not promoted, or they are discouraged altogether. Advertising for these items doesn’t target...

November 19, 2014

When states use average daily attendance (ADA) to determine funding for school districts, the districts that serve low-income and chronically ill children are placed at a significant disadvantage compared to districts serving wealthier, healthier children....

November 17, 2014

ChangeLab Solutions is now officially part of Livability Solutions! Livability Solutions is a team of experts from leading nonprofits that works with communities to achieve their livability, sustainability, placemaking, and...

November 14, 2014

Join us for a webinar at 10 AM PST on Thursday, December 4, 2014, to learn about developing and implementing a ...

November 13, 2014

ChangeLab Solutions has published a new blog post. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, Manel Kappagoda discusses the importance of having good food—and not taking it for granted...

November 5, 2014

Marking a watershed moment, Berkeley, CA, passed a landmark soda tax yesterday. More than three-fourths of Berkeley voters approved the policy, which will add a penny-per-ounce general tax to sugary drinks. The tax is the strongest of its kind, and it is notably public health-oriented. It...

November 3, 2014

ChangeLab Solutions is excited to announce the release of a pioneering shared use resource! In collaboration with the North Carolina Division of Public Health, ChangeLab Solutions has developed a new fact sheet, ...

October 28, 2014

Food banks are critically important community institutions, providing security and nourishment for millions of individuals during difficult times. Recognizing that their clients face a higher-than-average risk for diet-related chronic disease, many food banks are starting to adopt nutrition...

October 24, 2014

In an interview published last week, ChangeLab Solutions program director and senior staff attorney Manel Kappagoda speaks candidly about her work, her achievements, and her formative life experiences. A co-creator of ChangeLab Solutions’ NPLAN, Manel uses social policy to help reduce...

October 23, 2014

CA4Health and ChangeLab Solutions are excited to announce the launch of Reach for More, a new guide to implementing healthy beverage vending in rural...

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