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AHA fosters and supports community efforts to make healthy eating and physical activity the way of life in Wake County.

Winning on Wellness in Wake: Leveraging the Live Well San Diego Model

Advocates for Health in Action (AHA) hosted another community conversation in its Making Great Places series on April 15 with 185 community leaders coming together to learn about how Live Well San Diego is changing population health in San Diego County. Winning on Wellness:  How Collective Impact Builds Healthier, Safer and More

Perspectives (May 2016)

Last month, AHA hosted the founder of Live Well San Diego to speak with 185 elected leaders, hospital CEOs, business and nonprofit leaders. Nick Macchione, San Diego County’s Health and Human Services Director and a national leader in health work, talked about this 10-year initiative changing the health behaviors More

Looking at Health through a New Parks and Recreation Lens in Wake Forest

The parks and recreation mission in Wake Forest has always incorporated health, but after attending an AHA meeting last summer, Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Director Ruben Wall was curious about how his department could do more to serve the 40,000 residents of Wake Forest. “The Health in All More

AHA Matters–Bob Mosher

“Having worked across North Carolina as a transportation planner for the NC Dept. of Transportation, I understand how communities struggle to provide citizens with the basic elements of a healthy environment to live, work, and raise a family. These cities, towns and counties are trying to provide facilities to More

15 Wake Schools & One Student Win AHA Healthy Schools Awards

On April 27, AHA announced the 2016 Brains and Bodies Award and Sneakers and Spokes Award recipients – individual Wake County schools going above and beyond, to support healthy environments and behaviors at school for students and staff. Wake County Public Schools (WCPSS) School Board Chair Tom Benton and More

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