Join #GrowingHealthyChange Tweetchat at NOON CST 8/26/14: “Active Play & Latino Kids” w/@SaludToday @ymca @AL_Research
Latino kids have limited access to out-of-class programs to boost physical activity, which contributes to their higher obesity rates.
What can be done?
Learn about and share new out-of-school fitness research, resources, and programs for Latino kids at the #GrowingHealthyChange Tweetchat, “Active Play & Latino Kids” at noon CST (1 p.m. EDT) Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, with co-hosts Salud America!, YMCA, and Active Living Research (ALR).
Follow the Tweetchat on Twitter (via @SaludToday, @AL_Research, and @ymca) to learn more about reducing barriers to active play, increasing access to physical activity before & after school, policies and programs that work to increase physical activity. And share your own resources, ideas and success stories of what works in bringing active play to Latino communities.
Last month President Obama signed a law that seeks to maximize opportunities for all youth and adults to succeed in postsecondary education and in high-skill, high-wage, and high-demand jobs. It’s called the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and you now have the opportunity to provide feedback to the Department of Education as we work […]