to a mini grant from The California Endowment, California Convergence recognizes five extraordinary transformational leaders and their collaboratives, who are paving the way to build healthy, equitable communities in neighborhoods across the state, so every person can participate and prosper. HEC was named on of those leaders for it's work in the Valley Hi area of South Sacramento after starting a basketball league which transformed a park. Working at the Intersection of Healthy Eating, Active Living, and Violence Prevention. This field note describes Kaiser Permanente's work at the intersection of obesity prevention, violence prevention/reduction, and, increasingly, social and emotional health. It focuses on our experience in advancing multidimensional community-based prevention efforts in Northern California, one of seven regions where Kaiser Permanente is undertaking this work. Read the full article. The Children's Power Play! Campaign partnered with the California Food Literacy Project and the Sacramento Junior League to create an interactive booth at Sacramento's Inaugural Farm to Fork Festival. Volunteers served up more than 5,000 samples of carrot watermelon apple smoothies to the public and had a seed planting station for kids to plant their own carrot seeds to take home and watch grow.
Education Council and the HEAL Zone project are conducting a fitness
program titled, "Discover the New You Now" at the California Place
Apartments in Sacramento. Patty, the fitness instructor, works with
three separate groups during the week based on fitness levels. The
groups meet Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays evenings.
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