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Seattle passes tax on sugary drinks

Two great advocacy stories in one week! Thanks to the incredible work of the Seattle Healthy Kids Coalition, the Seattle City Council voted to adopt a 1.75 cents per ounce tax on sugary drinks that will increase funding for healthy food access, public health, early learning and education programs for communities most affected by the obesity and Type 2 diabetes [...]

Making the mission personal

I would like to start this week by giving a little “shout out” to two special employees who took their passion for our mission and made it personal. Gina Esparza in Los Angeles and Terry Mock in the Greater Bay Area both recently served as coaches for Start Training. For the last several months they spent their personal [...]