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May 4, 2015

This week, children, families, and communities worldwide are celebrating Screen-Free Week! You can join them by getting off the couch and going out to walk, bike, and play with friends and family. 

Excessive screen time –...

May 4, 2015

May is National Bike Month! Biking is a great way to get around – it can save you time and money, protect the environment, and keep you healthy.

Policies that enable and encourage people to bike...

April 17, 2015

Over the past few years, we’ve seen population growth in central cities across the country. Large-scale investment is also occurring in many urban areas, and while this growth and development have benefits, they have also driven up housing costs. Many historically low-income neighborhoods are...

April 14, 2015

Our home – the place where we spend the most time – can either promote health or make health problems worse. Likewise, policies that affect housing can have a tremendous effect on the health of residents. 

To promote health, housing needs to be safe and well maintained, affordable,...

April 7, 2015

This week, we’re participating in National Public Health Week (NPHW) – a weeklong national conversation about how we can help make people and places healthier. At ChangeLab Solutions, we look at how law and policy can support these efforts and...

April 1, 2015

April is National Minority Health Month! It’s a great time to think about how we can use policy to close the gaps in health outcomes, and improve everyone’s health.

This year, the theme is Prevention is Power:...

March 27, 2015

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) yesterday reintroduced legislation that would tax...

March 23, 2015

This month, Livability Solutions, a coalition of national nonprofits working to improve communities, announced nine communities that will receive free technical assistance in 2015! As a member of the Livability Solutions...

March 13, 2015

This week, Leon Andrews, chair of the ChangeLab Solutions board of directors, began directing Race, Equity And...

March 5, 2015

This week, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released a report highlighting the achievements of ChangeLab Solutions’ childhood obesity...

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