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Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Campaign

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First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Faith and Communities initiative aims to fight the childhood obesity epidemic by encouraging children to stay active and learn healthful habits. Elements of the Let’s Move campaign include empowering parents to set foundations for healthful lives, carving out time during and after school for physical activity and providing access …

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FeetFirst Offers SRTS Educational Programs

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Feet First is a non-profit dedicated to improving walkability standards throughout Washington State. They offer tutorials and educational seminars on topics such as “Develop a Social Marketing Plan” and “Drop-off and Pick-up Zone Improvement Consultation”. They also provide maps of walking routes surrounding schools! Visit their website here! Jerilyn Krakower VERTICES Intern Center for Community …

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Chicago DOT Provides SRTS Resource

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The Chicago Department of Transportation has developed an online resource to facilitate Safe Routes to School programs.  The Chicago Safe Routes to School Toolbox provides coordinators with ideas and guidelines for organizing and promoting events both within and outside the Chicago area. The Toolbox includes valuable educational, encouragement, and enforcement tips, as well as contact information …

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