We are getting ready for the APHA 2016 Annual Meeting & Expo in Denver! The event will take place from October 29 to November 2, 2016 with thousands of public health professionals in attendance.
On Tuesday, November 1st, PHAdvocates’ Christina Peoples will be presenting “Improving Access to Healthy Food: Strategies in Action at Faith Based Organizations”. She will share insights and successes from her work with African American churches in Stockton, CA, and discuss the methods to make water and healthy foods the default options in church classes, programs, worship and events. Six churches have taken steps to make healthy options available to their members, and preliminary evaluation results show that the project has increased the number of African Americans who drink water instead of sugary beverages.
We hope to see you there!