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Hooray! Pinnacle Prevention Recognized as Climate and Health Champion
We are honored to have received the Maricopa County Climate and Health Champion Award in the organization category!

Pinnacle Prevention has been recognized for our dedication to championing a sustainable, local, and equitable food system through Double Up Food Bucks Arizona , health assessments, training, and other important programming.

Thank you to Maricopa County Public Health for this beautiful recognition!
Our Journey to Make SB1245 a Reality
Check out this case study to learn more about the Let's Grow AZ campaign and our journey to make SB1245 a reality. This was a truly collaborative effort and we couldn't have done it without our incredible partners and advocates. To read or download the full case study, click here or on the image above.
New Report Examines Food Access and Health in Arizona 
Check out this great resource from our friends at Arizona Partnership for Healthy Communities ! “Place Matters: Access to Food and Health” examines the connections between food access and health, and also features insights from the Double Up Food Bucks Arizona program. 

How to Seek Relief and Stay Healthy in the Summer Heat
Arizona is known for its extremely hot temperatures, especially during the summer months. Exposure to extreme heat can be uncomfortable, and in some cases,  it can be extremely harmful . Read this blog to learn about some ways you and your loved ones can seek relief from the Arizona summer temperatures.

2018 Farm Bill Update: Senate Version Released
The  Senate released their version  of the 2018 Farm Bill on June 8. This bipartisan draft of the bill is expected to do better than the House draft, which was shot down last month.

Complete Streets: Making Phoenix Roads Safer
Phoenix is one of the most unsafe places in America for pedestrians. The  Complete Streets Advisory Board (CSAB)  has been working for the past several years to increase safety by making Phoenix’s streets safer for everyone to walk, bike, use public transportation, and drive. Unfortunately, this process has hit more than a few road blocks. 

Hunger Doesn't Go on Vacation: The Need for Summer Food Programs
For many children, summer means days at the pool and quality time spent with their families. However, for some children, summer is associated with hunger. With no school for several weeks, many students will be left wondering where their next meal will come from. 

To find a location near you for no-cost meals and fun for kids 18 years and younger, click here.
A Father's Day Shout-out to Pinnacle Prevention's Biggest Cheerleader
Pinnacle Prevention is dedicated to growing healthy families and communities, and we know that starts in our own homes. Behind our incredible team of women is a team of supportive and brilliant men — our Pinnacle Prevention dads! 

Congratulations to the New Mama!
House Farm Bill Passes With Controversial Food Stamp Changes
The House passed its farm bill last Thursday by a vote of 213-211   after weeks of uncertainty over whether leadership would be able to secure enough support within the fractious GOP Conference to pass a measure that is critical to farm country.

Mass Resignations Hit Phoenix's Complete Streets Advisory Board
All but two members of Phoenix's Complete Streets Advisory Board abruptly resigned, accusing city staff of lying to them and trying to obstruct their work.

On days food stamps are issued, grocery stores push soda sales—but only in low-income neighborhoods
A new study shows stores in neighborhoods with high SNAP enrollment are four times as likely to advertise or display sugary drinks during the days payments are disbursed.

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