May 4, 2016

Philly May 3, 2016 by George Matysik In early March, Mayor Kenney rolled out one of the most ambitious, progressive budget proposals the City of Philadelphia has seen in decades, set to be voted on by City Council next month. As executive director of the Parks Alliance, I was overjoyed to …

January 5, 2016

Public health agencies, community partners and activists working at the local and state levels play a critical role in advancing public health. Cities and states act as testing grounds for innovative and progressive policies—like New York City’s smokefree law, Berkeley’s soda tax or Seattle’s paid sick days ordinance—that protect health …

June 26, 2015

by Casey Tran, Communications Associate, Grassroots Change One in three American children are overweight or obese. With the overall obesity rate climbing, food advocates are looking to transform the food system, and change the way people consume and think about food. Farm to school is one such approach. Through farm …