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.
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.
Major Dukes is a 14-year-old from Greensboro, Georgia. Major served three years on the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's Youth Advisory Board—one of the only youth-led advisory groups in the country focused on childhood obesity issues.
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