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

AHA & Wake County Planning Win Raleigh Environmental Award

Last month Advocates for Health in Action and Wake County Planning received the City of Raleigh Environmental Awards Program “Organization Award” for helping to advance a policy change making it easier for local urban agricultural enterprises to succeed. In January, the Wake County Board of Commissioners approved the Agricultural More

Advocacy Alerts: Saving P.E. Class and Transit Funds

Protecting P.E. Classes Last year the NC General Assembly passed its budget with a section that limited class sizes for grades K-3 starting in the 2017-2018 school year. The unintended consequences resulted in an unfunded mandate that would require thousands of new teachers in public schools statewide. Because there More

Bike to School Day: May 10

Registration is now open for National Bike to School Day on May 10. Students, educators, families, community partners and elected officials are invited to register your event and find resources on planning. Locally, Jennifer Delcourt with Active Routes to School, Region 5 is also gearing up for the Race More

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