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Add Your Name: #StopGunViolence

Posted October 6, 2015 by Gloria Pan

Take Action!We are heartsick from the parade of senseless gun-related violence, death and grief dominating the news headlines and our media screens. And WE ARE ANGRY at the inability of our elected leaders to do their jobs in finding solutions. Enough is enough. Moms, dads and family members are mobilized and demand that our leaders [...]

Posted Under: gun safety

Recognizing and Talking about Grooming Tactics: A Primer

Posted October 6, 2015 by Allison Wedell Schumacher

The Popemobile no longer plies America’s streets, and the crowds have long since dispersed from the grounds of the Philadelphia Art Museum after his last mass here, but Pope Francis likely remains top-of-mind for many people. For some of those people, it’s because his visit was a painful reminder of sexual abuse they experienced at [...]

Posted Under: healthcare

No Umpqua in Florida!

Posted October 5, 2015 by Sili Recio

The nightmare haunting the dreams of virtually every Florida parent, professor, and administrator happened yesterday, when a man opened fire at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, killing more than 10 people and injuring seven. This tragedy comes at a time when Florida legislators are considering whether to allow concealed weapons to be carried on Florida’s [...]

Posted Under: gun safety

5 Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

Posted October 2, 2015 by Migdalia Rivera

With the holidays quickly approaching, it's time to make plans! If you're like my family, your holidays center around food, mainly meat. (We love our pernil!) This year I want to have a more humane and healthy holiday by making sure I purchase antibiotic-free meat.  But, I want to go further than that and that's [...]

Posted Under: Food!

Federal Budget: How does it affect school lunches?

Posted October 1, 2015 by Elyssa Koidin

Last night Congress passed a clean Continuing Resolution which avoided a government shutdown and funds the government through December 11th, 2015. Since this was “clean”, meaning that there were no riders or changes to current policy, government programs will continue to be funded at the same level they were the previous year. No new budget [...]

Posted Under: Food!

100 Back to School Tips for a Healthy School Year!

Posted October 1, 2015 by Felicia Willems

As the school year gets into full-swing, and the inevitable chaos of new teachers, new friends, and new schedules ensue, we've counted down 100 tips to help you have a healthy back-to-school. Share your tips with us in the comments or with #GoodFoodForce on Twitter! Tip 100: Kids are seeing healthier school foods this year! [...]

Posted Under: Food!

Wellness Wednesday Recap: Heart Disease and Diabetes in Hispanics

Posted October 2, 2015 by Sili Recio

We are continuing with a focus on Hispanic Heritage Month and this week, we tackled heart disease and diabetes. Two killers in the Hispanic community that can be prevented. Our guests included Es Tu Diabetes, Bay Area AHA & Sofrito Media Group.  Here's the Storify... [View the story "#WellnessWed: Heart Disease and Diabetes " on Storify]

Posted Under: healthcare

Chickens, Factory Farming and Food Labels at #FoodFri!

Posted September 30, 2015 by Migdalia Rivera

Tweetchat Over the years, chicken has become more popular than beef in America. The high demand has changed how chickens are farmed. This week we'll discuss how chickens, factory farms, and food labels affect chickens and consumers.  RELATED: We've Got the Power! Join #FoodFri on October 2, 2015, between 1-2pm Eastern as we chat with [...]

Posted Under: Food!