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After School Environment

A webinar on strategies to improve health outcomes

Child Care & Schools
Creating a healthier food environment in afterschool programs is a key strategy for reducing childhood obesity. This training provides an overview of ways to improve the food landscape in afterschool settings, including ensuring healthy beverages in vending machines, increasing access to fresh drinking water, and more. The presenters highlight the role of youth engagement in implementing healthy afterschool strategies. This webinar was presented in partnership with Network for a Healthy California. Speakers
  • Quang "Q" Dang, staff attorney and technical assistance director, ChangeLab Solutions
  • Bruno Marchesi, program director, California Afterschool Network
  • Dr. Andria Fletcher, chief afterschool consultant, Healthy Behaviors Initiative
  • Lloyd Nadal, children and youth programs manager, Network for a Healthy California
 ResourcesCalifornia Afterschool Network (CAN)Center for Collaborative SolutionsChampions for Change, Network for a Healthy CaliforniaInspiring Youth, Promoting Growth: Nurturing Strong Minds for a Healthy Community by Network for a Healthy CaliforniaInspiring Youth as Partners, by Network for a Healthy California and Youth in FocusState of the State of Expanded Learning Programs by CAN and UC DavisImprove Academic Success through Nutrition and Physical Activity Policy and Practice by Champions for Change and CANMaking Change: A Guide to Healthier Vending Municipalities by ChangeLab SolutionsUnderstanding Procurement: Using Government's Purchasing Power to Increase Access to Healthy Food by ChangeLab SolutionsDrinking Water Access in Schools by ChangeLab SolutionsPlaying Smart: Maximing the Potential of School and Community Property through Joint Use Agreements by ChangeLab SolutionsHealth on the Shelf: A Guide to Healthy Small Food Retailer Certification Programs by ChangeLab SolutionsChanging Lives, Saving Lives: Step by Step Guide to Developing Exemplary Practices in Healthy Eating, Physical Activity and Food Security in After-school Programs by Healthy Behaviors Initiative  Recording