New York City
Support Complete Streets for a Healthier NYC
Complete Streets are streets that are designed to enable safe access for all users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists and transit riders of all ages and abilities.
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Let's finally serve kids better in NYC.
Tell your Council Member to be a voice for healthier children in NYC!
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Keep NYC kids active once summer is over!
Summer is a great time to be a kid. The weather is warm, and daylight lasts longer so there’s a lot of opportunity to run around outside and be active. When they go back to school, it’s not as easy to get daily exercise. That’s why effective physical education is so important.
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Let's meet the NYC Council closer to home
AHA Advocates turned the NYC Council offices RED during the 2018 New York City Lobby Day.
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Tabitha Ellis, New York City
Tabitha Ellis was born with a hole in her heart. At two years old she had heart surgery and a valve replacement, and her scar is a constant reminder of how valuable and fragile life can be for all of us.
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Good Food Goes Bad
Have you seen the Good Food Goes Bad ad campaign? You'll find these ads in bus shelters across New York City, on billboards in Times Square, and at the entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel coming into NYC!
Annabelle needs healthy food for her son and her community
Read and watch the story of Annabelle Jimenez, a Queens resident who believes New Yorkers like her shouldn't have to travel outside the city to access healthy food.
May is National Bike Month. Where will you ride?
May is National Bike Month and was founded to showcase the many benefits of bicycling and encourage people to ride more.
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What are you doing on May 23?
Meet with your NYC Council Member at the 2018 AHA NYC Lobby Day.
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Teens Want Healthier Options on Restaurant Menus
Teens for Food Justice are advocating for healthier options in their neighborhoods.