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Posted on April 24, 2014

On Saturday, March 15th, the PRC's Youth Community Advisory Board (YCAB) members partnered with PRC Staff to assess the walkability of the streets, sidewalks, and intersections in the area...

Posted on December 17, 2013

Twelve students from Carson High School’s Academy of Medical Arts volunteered to conduct a walkability assessment of the streets, sidewalks, and intersections in the area surrounding Carson High...

Featured Events

Community-Based Strategies for Providing Physical Activity in Schools

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 
2:00-3:30 pm Eastern  
Hosted by: CDC's Dvision of Community Health (DCH) 
Click here to register for this Webinar

This Webinar will provide guidance on how communities can build sustainable partnerships with schools to implement comprehensive school-based physical activity programs. Subject-matter-experts will share high-impact strategies, tools, and resources that communities can use to enable students to achieve the national recommendation of 60 minutes of physical activity per day. Participants will learn how physical activity in schools can reduce health disparities and how health departments can help schools improve physical activity in classrooms, during recess, during formal physical education, and while traveling to and from school. An awardee presenter will also discuss how states can work with local communities to implement coordinated school health programs.