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Aug 05
2015

IPHI Team Member Among 50 Local Food Heros

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August 5, 2015 — Evelyn Kelly, IPHI Senior Program Manager was selected as a “50 under 50 Food Hero” by Elevation DC, an online magazine focused on what’s next for the city. The magazine highlights the work being done by IPHI to engage local food policy councils around the State of GO! >

May 11
2015

Virginia Cities and Towns Walk the Talk

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As the Healthy Eating Active Living Cities, Towns, and Counties Campaign for the Mid-Atlantic takes hold in Virginia, more and more local elected leaders are recognizing the importance of and intersection of local planning and health. As of April 2015, 14 Virginia cities and towns and one GO! >

Mar 13
2015

Federalsburg Preparing to be Next HEAL Town in Maryland

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Inspired by a presentation given by IPHI’s Marisa Jones, the Town is gearing up to become the next Healthy Eating Active Living community in the HEAL Campaign, representing Caroline County. Mayor Bill Beall said joining the campaign would be a smart move for the town, and would dovetail GO! >

Sep 17
2014

IPHI’s Michael Royster Interviewed by Terrance Afer-Anderson of HealthWatch

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IPHI’s Mike Royster was interviewed by Terrance Afer-Anderson of HealthWatch. The interview focused on health inequities in Virginia, strategies to address them, and some of IPHI’s work in Virginia to promote health equity. GO! >

Aug 23
2014

Download IPHI Brochure

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We have provided a wealth of information on our website, but if you’d like a quick overview of our organization and would like to share information with a colleague, we welcome you to download our brochure. IPHI Brochure_080114 GO! >

Aug 06
2014

Capitol Heights Becomes First Municipality in Prince George’s County (MD) to Adopt Complete Streets Policy

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On July 28, 2014, Capitol Heights became the first municipality in Prince George’s County (MD) to adopt a Complete Streets policy. Mayor Marnitta King led the effort, stating, “”Having Complete Streets in Capitol Heights is essential to moving our changing Town forward.  We have to make 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! >

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! >