This blog originally appeared on Medium.
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.