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Webinar: The Economic Imperative to Address the Racial Wealth Gap Through the Federal Budget

The federal government provides a small number of policies and programs built within the federal budget that are designed to help Americans save and build wealth, but how do these programs benefit lower-income households and particularly communities of color? Research shows that the average African American and Latino household has $1 of wealth for every […]

By |December 6th, 2013

RELEASE: Leaders From Across the Nation Examine How State and Local Policies Have Helped Lead to Progress in Childhood Obesity Prevention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September, 30, 2013 CONTACT: Andy Fountain, 202-265-5112 Summit Highlights Proven Strategies for Improving Public Health; Five Policy-makers Honored for their Exceptional Leadership BALTIMORE—The nation’s most innovative policies for reducing childhood obesity were showcased at the 2013 Leadership for Healthy Communities Childhood Obesity Prevention Summit in Baltimore during Sept. 30 to Oct. 1. […]

By |November 22nd, 2013

Intern, Research and Writing

The Center for Global Policy Solutions (CGPS), a social change nonprofit dedicated to making policy work for people and their environments, seeks an experienced researcher and writer to assist with policy product development. The successful candidate will serve as a key member of the policy team. The ideal candidate will be an excellent writer, a […]

By |October 17th, 2013

2013 Leadership for Healthy Communities Childhood Obesity Prevention Summit

Nearly 300 state and local policymakers and childhood obesity prevention advocates gathered for the 2013 Childhood Obesity Prevention Summit, which was held on September 30 to October 1 in Baltimore, Md. This year’s summit, “The Future of Childhood Obesity: State and Local Success to National Progress,” focused on how childhood obesity prevention policies at the […]

By |October 2nd, 2013