Help underrepresented students prepare academically for college, complete applications, and enroll, especially first generation applicants and students from low income families
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Government ", "Nonprofits", and "Educators"
Engage a variety of partners in a highly visible, multi-component effort to increase physical activity, often with efforts to address cardiovascular disease risk factors
Provide information about contraception and protection against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in classroom or community settings
Provide chances for kids and adolescents to be active and play sports at various skill levels via structured or unstructured after- and before- school athletic activities
Support organized social, art, or physical activities for school-aged youth outside of the school day
Offer samples of fresh fruits and vegetables in cafeterias, nutrition classes, school gardens, or workplace well-being meetings, often as part of a multi-faceted nutrition intervention
Introduce a short-term family-based intervention therapy focused on strengths, protective factors and risk factors for youth with delinquency, violence, or substance abuse problems, and their families
Implement programs that help individuals without a high school diploma or its equivalent achieve a General Education Development (GED) certificate
Combine hunger relief efforts with nutrition information and healthy eating opportunities, often with on-site cooking demonstrations, recipe tastings, produce display stands, etc.
Modify the school lunch food environment by prominently displaying, marketing, and increasing the convenience of healthy foods and providing healthy options