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Our Work

The New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids (NJPHK) and its community partners have made great strides in grassroots efforts that promote healthier policies and environments to help children achieve a healthy weight. We focus on making the healthy choice the easy choice by helping children and communities achieve a healthy weight through prevention strategies that support access to affordable healthy foods and increase opportunities for safe physical activity.

Food Access/Physical Activity
School Wellness Policies and Councils
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Food Access/Physical Activity

Developing community and school wellness policies for more than xx schools and communities across the state.

Food Access
Healthy Corner Stores, Bodegas and Concessions
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Food Access

Partnering with The Food Trust to launch the New Jersey Healthy Corner Store Initiative resulting in more than 150 Healthy Corner Stores and Bodegas. Supported expansion of healthy food and snack options at the local zoo in Cape May County.

Food Access
Farmer’s Market
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Food Access

Launching the Greenwood Ave Farmers Market in Trenton visited by more than 250+ residents each week.

Active Living
Complete Streets Policies/Street Scale Improvements
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Active Living

Partnering to pass Complete Streets Policies in all coalition cities. Creating bike lanes in various communities.

Active Living
Playground Builds and Park Renovations
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Active Living

Renovating neighborhood playgrounds in Camden, Trenton and Newark.

Active Living
Healthy Family Retreats
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Active Living

Sponsoring Healthy Family Weekend at Frost Valley YMCA attended by nearly 200 individuals from core communities.

Thought Leadership & Community Engagement
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Thought Leadership & Community Engagement

Convening public health, health care and health policy leaders across the state as part of the Healthy Communities Network. Serving as speakers and keynote presenters at nearly XX events and conferences locally and nationally.

Culture of Health Conference
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Culture of Health Conference

Co-sponsoring annual summits focused on childhood obesity and building healthy communities. In partnership with the American Association of Pediatrics, we co-sponsored “Let’s Move in the Clinic” advocacy training for more than 100 physicians in Newark. Also provided Farm-to-School Skills training in partnership with New Jersey Farm-to-School Network for school food service directors.

Civic Engagement/Advocacy
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Civic Engagement/Advocacy

Testifying at statewide obesity hearings before the New Jersey Senate and Assembly.