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Nutrition Soldiers Presented at a National Childhood Obesity Conference!

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Campaign Victories

Nutrition Soldiers had the honor of attending and presenting at the 7th Biennial Childhood Obesity Conference. On Wednesday, June 19th, Mary and Avni presented to a room of about 200 people on the food justice work Nutrition Soldiers is leading in Bayview. People from throughout the country attended seeking to learn how to engage youth in obesity prevention … Continued

ABC 7 News covers YLI’s TURF Youth Group

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yli is My Story

ABC 7 News elaborates on TURF’s work assessing their community, their commitment to social justice, and the time-intensive process of creating a proposal limiting the number of tobacco outlets within their City. After local attention was brought to a surplus of tobacco-selling stores in low income areas, YLI has moved towards creating momentum for an ordinance limiting … Continued

YLAB Meets With Hon. Senator Michael Rubio

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yli is My Story

The Youth Leadership Advisory Board (YLAB) is a team of young people who devote their time, energy and focus on safe and healthy physical environments. On July 7, 2012, this team met with the Honorable Senator Michael Rubio to discuss some of the projects the youth are currently addressing. These projects include; the Community Transformation … Continued