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Mar 17
2016

HEAL Grant Helps Increase Safe Space for Bicyclists in Frederick

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HEAL Grant Helps Increase Safe Space for Bicyclists in Frederick Through funding provided from IPHI’s Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Cities & Towns Campaign, the City of Frederick, Maryland now has nearly six miles of bike lane striping and share use, or “sharrow,” GO! >

Mar 25
2015

Washington, DC Has Greatest Decrease in Premature Births Since 2010

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The 2015 County Health Rankings reveal that Washington, D.C. has experienced the greatest decrease in premature births since the launch of the County Health Rankings in 2010 The  Robert  Wood  Johnson  Foundation  and  the  University  of  Wisconsin’s  Population  Health  Institute  have GO! >

Jun 20
2014

IPHI’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign in the News

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IPHI’s HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign gained local press this week in response to two municipalities joining the Campaign: Leesburg Today covered the Town of Leesburg’s adoption of a HEAL Resolution, which includes policy strategies aimed at improving workplace wellness, future GO! >

Apr 17
2014

Prince George’s County Food Equity Council Hosts an Open Showing of the Webinar Community Food Councils: Challenges and Opportunities

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Colmar Manor, Maryland (April 17, 2014) — In an effort to raise awareness of the importance of local food policy councils and provide an opportunity for members and area councils to learn and share best practices, the Prince George’s County Food Equity Council will host a free GO! >

Mar 25
2014

Prince George’s County Food Equity Council Can Hear the Maryland Crunch!

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Suitland, Maryland (March 25, 2014) — In an effort to raise awareness of how school breakfast can alleviate childhood hunger, the Prince George’s County Food Equity Council has partnered with Maryland Hunger Solutions to participate in a Hear the Maryland Crunch! event at Suitland GO! >

Mar 01
2014

The Prince George’s County Food Equity Council Hosts a TEDxManhattan Viewing Party

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Upper Marlboro, Maryland (March 1, 2014) — In an effort to raise awareness and promote innovation in the County’s food system, the Prince George’s County Food Equity Council and Prince George’s Community College are partnering to host a TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way GO! >

Feb 11
2014

IPHI’s HEAL Campaign Invited to White House Event Celebrating First Lady’s Let’s Move! Campaign

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First Lady Michelle Obama invited IPHI’s Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Cities & Towns Campaign to an event celebrating participants’ role in Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties, her initiative to combat childhood obesity. The event was held at the Eisenhower Executive Office GO! >

Jan 27
2014

Institute for Public Health Innovation, Department of Parks and Recreation, and the Transforming Neighborhoods Initiative Pilot Community Discussions on Active Transportation to Recreational Opportunities

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Washington, DC (January 27, 2014) – The Institute for Public Health Innovation (IPHI) is pleased to announce Community Connectivity Forums for residents of Bladensburg, Langley Park, and Suitland to discuss improving access to recreational opportunities for children and families. These are GO! >

Oct 31
2013

Addressing Childhood Obesity in Prince George’s County

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Prince George’s County has the fifth highest rate of overweight or obese youths in the 12 to 19 age range in the State of Maryland. This article in Gazette.net highlights some of the strategies supported by IPHI through our Community Transformation Grant. GO! >

Oct 22
2013

Teens in Prince George’s County Identify Neighborhood Improvement Priorities Through Photography Project

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Some Prince George’s County, Maryland teenagers say their community centers are fraught with challenges and are hoping a new photography initiative will help community members get the picture. See See Gazette.net for full article published on Oct 22, 2013 that highlights the PhotoVoice project GO! >