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Health & Wellness

City leaders play a pivotal role in the overall health and well-being of the cities and towns they serve.  Through partnerships and through our own research, we help cities ensure they have the resources they need to address disparities and improve the well-being of their residents in all areas.

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Recent

  • Press Release

At an event held this morning in Philadelphia, NLC President Ted Ellis, mayor of Bluffton, Ind., joined First Lady Michelle Obama and other city leaders to announce a new NLC project that will help local elected officials reduce childhood obesity…

Michelle Obama
Michelle Obama
  • Press Release

NLC's Institute for Youth, Education and Families has selected 11 cities to receive technical assistance and grant funding as part of a national initiative to reduce childhood hunger.
 

As part of the Cities Combating Hunger through…

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Press Release
  • Press Release

Febuary 27, 2012

Cigna, an NLC Corporate Partner, is dedicated to helping people improve their health, well-being and security. In order to support that mission, it offers an educational webinar series that continues throughout the…

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Press Release
  • Press Release

A community collaboration in Omaha, Neb., has gained recognition for developing six school-based health centers (SBHCs) that began offering services to 35,000 students at the beginning of the 2010-11 school year. Led by Omaha nonprofit Building…

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Press Release
  • Press Release

With more than half of American children facing serious nutrition challenges, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack called on local officials to partner with the Obama Administration in tackling this issue that has economic competitiveness and…

  • News Announcement

A new report features the experiences of six communities where city and school district leaders partnered in the development of community-wide wellness plans.

Published by NLC's Institute for Youth, Education, and Families (YEF Institute…