HLC Voices are Heard in WA; listen in here!

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Community Health Worker Ophelia Noble from South Kelso presented to the health care and wellness legislative committee in Olympia with Kathy Burgoyne from the Foundation for Healthy Generations.  They provided a brief work session on Community Health Workers and received very positive feedback from the committee.  A huge shout out to Ophelia Noble!  We have such an incredible group of Community Health Workers in SW Washington and it is beyond … Read More

Washington Residents Support Safe Bike and Walking Routes for Children

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August 25, 2014 – Seattle, WA Today, the Childhood Obesity Prevention Coalition (www.copcwa.org) released results of a statewide telephone poll showing that 84 percent of Washington State voters believe that funding to keep children safe from traffic and physically active should be a part of transportation spending in the state. Funding for the survey was made possible through a grant from Voices for Healthy Kids, a joint initiative of the … Read More

Working Together to Transform Southwest Washington Communities

The Healthy Living Collaborative is composed of a diverse group of community partners from Clark, Cowlitz, Skamania, and Wahkiakum counties working to reduce and prevent chronic disease and associated risk factors. We do this by promoting policy, systems, and environmental changes that create and support healthy communities. SW WA Coalition Platform (click link for the complete document) outlines the Collaborative’s current focus and opportunities for future work in the following priority areas: Active Living Healthy … Read More

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