The American Heart Association led a training on March 8th for several NH HEAL (Healthy Eating, Active Living) community leaders, to learn about local issue campaign building to help children grow to be a healthy weight.
hero_image_alt_text===advocates at training session
thumbnail_alt_text===advocates at training session
HEAL communities are organized throughout NH to develop programs and make environmental changes so that residents can more easily make healthy living choices. One of the highlights of the day was having former Senator Nancy Stiles share the type of advocate/constituent outreach that is most effective with lawmakers and the power of hearing personal stories about how policy change can impact their lives for the better.