The New York State Budget: The Wins and What We're Watching

by HealthiKids on Thursday, June 7, 2018 9:06 AM

How does the 2018-19 New York State Budget affect whole child health? Our Advocacy Manager explores in the latest blog post.

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What's next for the Farm Bill?

by HealthiKids on Thursday, May 31, 2018 1:52 PM
We look at what’s next for the Farm Bill and why it matters to kids receiving free meals at schools and during the summer.

The Federal Budget: The Wins & What We’re Watching

by HealthiKids on Friday, April 6, 2018 9:00 AM

After months of negotiations on the federal budget, the final version includes some clear big wins for kids. Healthi Kids applauds Congress for working together to put kids first. While time will tell what the local impact will be, we’ve broken down some highlights and what we’ll continue to watch over the coming year. 

Place matters for bicyclists and pedestrians

by HealthiKids on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 3:27 PM
A new data brief from the Healthi Kids team shows that place matters for bicyclists and pedestrians.

Healthi Kids expands focus to the whole child

by HealthiKids on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 4:45 PM
Healthi Kids’ focus on children’s health is growing broader. That growth is due to its partnership with the Greater Rochester Health Foundation. Healthi Kids has called for better nutrition and more physical activity. Now it also will focus on policy and advocacy around the physical, social, emotional and mental health of children through age 8. 

Healthi Kids comments on food standards

by HealthiKids on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 4:37 PM

The Healthi Kids Coalition supports the current school food standards in the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act, the coalition wrote to USDA’s Division of the Food and Nutrition Service.

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Healthi Headlines - November 2017

by HealthiKids on Thursday, November 30, 2017 2:30 PM

A healthy fundraiser at a local school got kids moving.

Equity Starts With Engaging Communities and Responding To Concerns

by HealthiKids on Thursday, November 30, 2017 11:51 AM
Planners, health professionals, academics, and policymakers must work in partnership with residents and youth to respond to the voices of society's most overlooked communities.

Healthi Headlines - October 2017

by HealthiKids on Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:24 AM

Community members asked Rochester to put the brakes on speeding cars.

Healthi Kids Hosts A PlayROCs Celebration to Honor Community Supporters

by HealthiKids on Thursday, September 28, 2017 9:24 AM

Event recognized community efforts that promote the importance of play