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March 12, 2009
The economic stimulus package provides millions of dollars to state and local governments to create jobs and to support a variety of domestic programs. This influx of money provides a great opportunity for communities to implement healthy living principles in infrastructure and economic...
March 9, 2009

According to a 2008 report by the Federal Trade Commission, the largest food and beverage companies spend...

March 4, 2009
On February 27, Marice Ashe, NPLAN director, spoke at a meeting of the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in Washington, DC. Ashe spoke on federal, state, and local legislation supporting nutrition and physical activity. She highlighted the opportunities presented by the new Obama...
February 27, 2009
Active Living Research, a San Diego-based program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has released Growing Demand for Communities that Promote Health, a brief...
February 19, 2009

NPLAN has started to provide targeted legal technical assistance to grantees who are advocating for improved food, nutrition and environmental policies in their communities and who are receiving funding through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF)...

February 16, 2009

On February 19, Christine Fry will present a poster on NPLAN’s joint use agreements at the Active Living Research Conference in San Diego. A PDF file of the poster is available for download by users who have...

February 13, 2009
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December 3, 2008

On October 24, 2008, Stephanie Stevens, NPLAN staff attorney, spoke on "Beyond Talking to Ourselves," a panel at the annual Society of Public Health Educator’s Conference (SOPHE) in San Diego, Calif.

During the sessions's interactive discussion, the panelists talked about...

December 1, 2008

On December 15, 2008, Karla Hampton will join NPLAN’s team as a staff attorney. Karla grew up in Richmond, California and completed her undergraduate work at California State University, Long Beach. She received her law degree from UC Berkeley. 

Upon graduating from law school, she...

November 9, 2008
On November 8, Todd Rogers, PhD, NPLAN's evaluator, gave a presentation on NPLAN at the American Evaluation Association’s annual conference in Denver, Colorado. His presentation was titled Challenges in Evaluating Public Health Advocacy Support Systems: The Case of the National Policy and...

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