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Addressing Food Inequality Through Slam Poetry

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Originally shared on Youtube. Please visit for more information. Good Neighbor Store Initiative’s purpose is to bring awareness of healthier food options, affordable choices and tobacco-free living in neighborhood stores throughout Broward County. The Initiative is a Partnerships Transforming Our Community’s Health (TOUCH) collaborative consisting of the Broward Regional Health Planning Council (BRHPC), Florida […]

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Go, Slow, Whoa Helps Local Stores Identify Healthy Foods

This article was originally published by South Florida Caribbean News.  BROWARD COUNTY – Florida Department of Health in Broward County asks, “Kids at convenience stores – what could possibly go wrong”? For starters, how about cigarettes, mini-cigars, candy, junk food and sodas. The Florida Department of Health in Broward County, Broward Regional Health Planning Council […]

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Good Neighbor Store Initiative Encourages Healthy Eating Choices In Broward County Communities

This article was originally written by Arun Sivasankaran and published at A program that encourages neighborhood stores near schools to promote healthy foods is being expanded in Broward County to counter the growing incidence of diabetes and obesity among children in low-income areas. Spearheading the project will be students from schools that have after-school projects run by […]