April 2016
Issue #15
Free Report Provides Recommendations for Implementing Successful Corner Stores
The New Jersey Healthy Corner Store Task Force Initiative is focused on increasing healthy food access in areas underserved by supermarkets by linking community partners with corner store owners. The goal is to expand the scope of the program by replicating its success and bringing best practices to more communities in New Jersey that lack access to affordable, fresh food . Read More 
NJPHK Spotlight: Culture of Health Champions: Beth Feehan and Chris Cirkus of NJ Farm to School
Beth Feehan and Chris Cirkus and the organization formerly operating as the NJ Farm to School Network received the first NJPHK "Culture of Health Champion" award in the Food Access category during the Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey Conference last year. Read More
Cooper's Ferry Partnership Unveils New Get Healthy Camden Initiative
Cooper's Ferry Partnership is relaunching the New Jersey Partnership f or Healthy Kids (NJPHK-Camden) with the unveiling of the new Get Healthy Camden initiative (GHC). For six years, the YMCA of Burlington and Camden Counties (Y) and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ) have co-directed NJPHK-Camden, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). Read More
About Us
New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids is a statewide program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation with technical assistance and direction provided by the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance . The primary goal is to convene, connect and empower community partnerships across the state to implement environmental and policy changing strategies that prevent childhood obesity and create healthier communities. To learn more about NJPHK, go to 

Absence of Recess a Setback for New Jersey Children. Read More

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May 3-Get Healthy Camden: All Partners Meeting

June 13-Greenwood Ave Farmers Market Opens

June 25-New Brunswick Ciclovia

August 6-New Brunswick Ciclovia

October 2-New Brunswick Ciclovia

November 30-Building a Culture of Health in NJ: Advancing the Population Health Conference