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AHA improves the health and well-being of Wake County residents by facilitating and supporting community initiatives.

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Dig In to Healthy Communities with AHA! Join Advocates for Health in Action (AHA) and partner Marbles Kids Museum for Dig In! on March 10 to explore how urban agriculture, community gardens, and edible gardens in schools and child care settings grow a healthier Wake County. Learn how and More

Plan for “Every Kid Healthy Week” Now

Launched by Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) in 2013, Every Kid Healthy Week is an annual observance that celebrates school wellness achievements. Held this year April 23-27, this special week shines spotlight on the link between nutrition, physical activity, and learning and the great efforts schools are making to More

Perspectives (January 2018)

With the new year underway, I’m reflecting on the past year, and looking forward to an exciting 2018. Internally, AHA has been implementing capacity-building recommendations over the last year, thanks to a grant from the John Rex Endowment. Our Board of Directors is playing a strong role, and wrote More

AHA Welcomes New Board Members

This month AHA welcomes three new members to our Board of Directors: Stephany Connelly, Business Development Manager for AppleOne NC and SC; Brent Hazelett, Vice President and COO of the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians; and Mack Ochs, Commercial Banking-Relationship Manager, Vice President, BBVA Compass. AHA Chair Sarah More

Dig In! Brings Katie’s Krops Founder to Wake County on March 10

Save the date for AHA’s 9th Annual Dig In!, the focus this year is Feeding Community: How Community Gardens and Urban Ag Support a Healthy Wake County. Plan to join us in exploring how urban agriculture, community gardens and edible gardens in schools and child care settings grow a healthier Wake More

AHA Updates
NCIOM Introduces Interactive Health Data Map
January 15, 2018 [Monday]

Free Workshop: Smart Solutions for Schools
September 12, 2017 [Tuesday]

Bike/Ped Planning Project Grants
September 12, 2017 [Tuesday]

Community Walkability Workshop
August 7, 2017 [Monday]

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