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Center for Applied Research and Public Policy (CARPP)

  Newsletters - Health and Well Being

Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was established to ensure that low-income children continue to receive nutritious meals when school is not in session. Free meals, that meet Federal nutrition guidelines, are provided to all children 18 years old and under at approved SFSP sites in areas with significant concentrations of low-income children. article

Nutrition Education

Find a variety of teaching materials as well as organizations and companies that provide nutrition education materials and resources for audiences from young to old. article

SRHA Leadership Conference- July 15-16, 2014

The NRHA sponsored State Rural Health Association Leadership Conference (fomerly known as the Skill-Building Workshop) provides an opportunity for state rural health association leaders to learn from each other and to develop skills for achieving the goals of their own state association. article

Rural Quality and Clinical Conference- July 16-18, 2014

NRHA’s Rural Quality and Clinical Conference is an interactive conference for quality improvement coordinators, performance improvement coordinators, rural clinicians, quality improvement organizations, and nurses practicing on the front lines of rural health care. article

 The Baltimore Algebra Project: Organizing for Better School Food

Seeking to combat adolescent obesity, staff and student volunteers from the Baltimore Algebra Project campaigned for healthy and affordable foods in the city's high schools and won. Article