National Minority Health Month is observed every year in April to highlight the health disparities that persist among racial and ethnic minority populations. NJPHK's Darrin Anderson recently partnered with NJ Department of Health and participated in a panel discussion on Friday, April 6 at William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ.
Healthy U combats childhood obesity through nutrition education, physical education and family involvement. The program partners the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey with the NJ YMCA State Alliance and its 37-member associations.
This year marks the fifth anniversary of New Brunswick's Ciclovia-an Open Streets initiative that closes the streets to cars and opens them to people, promoting healthy active living by experiencing New Brunswick's vitality, livability and diversity in a safe place for people to exercise and play.
Individuals ranging from farmers to state officials came together during two Farmers Markets Conferences on Monday, March 26 in West Windsor and Wednesday, April 4 at the Ironbound Early Learning Center in Newark.