Why Food Belongs in Our Discussions of Race

"It's crucial to bring issues around food and health into dialogue with discussions of structural racism, poverty, and violence in this country. "What are they feeding us if we have more diseases than we've ever had before in certain communities?" asks Finley. "You have asthma, hypertension, diabetes, obesity--and all of this stuff is food-related."

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Step it Up: Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities

To join a local event, visit the Every Body Walk! Collaborative Calendar at http://teamup.com/ks5411d4a3385d37cc/.

There will also be a National Walking Summit, October 28-30, 2015, in Washington, D.C. This is the premier opportunity for national organizations, companies, agencies, and local partners to convene to share best practices and stories, increase the visibility of these key issues, build support among federal agencies, and create momentum for the work aheadwww.walkingsummit.org

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