Mar 25
2014

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

Our Work in Action

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

Our Work in Action

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 22
2014

IPHI fills a critical niche in DC-MD-VA region

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Widely considered the most resourced country in the world, the U.S. has a life expectancy that ranks only 38 among industrialized nations, and life expectancy in many parts of the region falls well below the U.S. national average. Within the region as elsewhere in the U.S., an individual’s zip GO! >

Feb 11
2014

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

Our Work in Action

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

Our Work in Action

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

News Coverage and Publications

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

News Coverage and Publications

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! >

Jul 09
2013

Prince George’s County Council Passes Resolution to Endorse Food Equity Council

Our Work in Action

Upper Marlboro, MD (July 9, 2013) — The Institute for Public Health Innovation and the Place Matters Policy Team of the Port Towns Community Health Partnership (PTCHP) applaud the Prince George’s County Council endorsement of a Food Equity Council. A resolution passed on July 9th notes GO! >