05.11.12 ENACT Day Issue Spotlight: Removing Sports Drinks from School
Learn more about Removing Sports Drinks from School, an issue we'll be highlighting at ENACT Day 2012, Strategic Alliance's annual grassroots advocacy day. We've provided background information, a round-up of related news coverage, and talking points for avocates to help make the case.
New Resources - May 2012
View the newest resources for creating and promoting healthy food and activity environments - from creating healthy spaces in LA county to a new regional food hub resource guide to a tool to help prioritize Safe Routes to School infrastructure projects. And read more about the history, vision, and accomplishments of Strategic Alliance in our newest publication.
Joint Use Agreement Brings Wellness Center and Community Garden to South LA
A new Wellness Center and Community Garden are coming to South LA, thanks to a joint venture between the Los Angeles Unified School District, the Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust, and UMMA, the University Muslim Medical Association Community Clinic. Click read more below to learn more about this collaborative effort to create safe places to play and healthy food access for South LA youth and their families.
Eye on Industry: How Community Institutions Are Standing Up For Health
Food companies are working overtime to ensure their nutritionally poor products are easily accessible everywhere-from hospitals to schools. Read about the ways in which industry is finding its way into institutions, and how some organizations are pushing back and standing up for health.