Ensuring that kids have access to healthy foods and physical activities year-round is important to combating the childhood obesity epidemic in the United States.
Our children enter the world with limitless possibility, but too many face barriers that inhibit them from reaching their full potential in academics and in life.
Growing up, “we” was a word I was taught to use much more often than “me”. I was raised in an environment where a strong emphasis was placed on my family and my community, and social justice and civic engagement define who I am.
At the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, we believe that healthier kids lead to brighter futures. It’s our mission to ensure that the next generation has every opportunity to live long, healthy lives.
At age 11, our youngest Ceiling Breaker Jodi Evans is an inspirational role model for young girls and children's health activists. Jodi is one of the most vocal and passionate members for children's health in her community of Bowie, Maryland.
Peter Rabbit was always one of my favorite books as a child. Though I grew up in suburban New Jersey – far from the rolling hills of England – I always identified with him. Maybe it’s his mischievous nature. Maybe it’s Ms. Potter’s masterful writing.
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