May 2016
Issue #16
How Would You Reverse the Childhood Obesity Epidemic?
Change begins with each of us and we want to hear from YOU!  
Post your answer to  NJPHK's Facebook page and you could be eligible to win a complimentary pass to our annual Culture of Health Conference on November 30, 2016!
Seven Lessons in Creating an Urban Farmers Market
Last year, Greenwood Ave.'s first urban market gave nearly 4,000 Trenton residents access to locally grown fruits and vegetables to ignite healthier living. Not a typical farmers market, the goal of the market was to help make the healthy choice the easy choice by offering on-site free health screenings, live cooking demonstrations, lessons in nutrition and weekly physical fitness activities. Read More
YMCA's Healthy Kids Day a Success in Trenton
A fun afternoon was had by everyone who came out to celebrate the Trenton YMCA's Healthy Kid's Day on April 30.

Trenton's Healthy Kids Day event was one of 23 separate events across New Jersey. Held from 10 am - 2 pm, the event provided local residents with music, games, prizes, and plenty of health-conscious vendors who shared their knowledge with the community. 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 
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June 1-Communities of Practice Meeting--Unleash your superpowers and get your voice heard!

June 13-Greenwood Ave. Farmers Market Opens

June 25-New Brunswick Ciclovia

June 25-Camden Olympic Fitness Day

June 27-Greenwood Ave. Farmers Market Art Fest

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