Category: Let’s Move! Cities Towns and Counties

San Francisco Is Helping Kids Develop a Love of Nature

Here’s how the city is partnering with several groups and organizations to create equitable access to nature programming for its youth. This is a guest post by Tracy Muckey. This spring, Yolanda and three of her children joined a YMCA of San Francisco Family Camp in the Marin Headlands, a national park located on a

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NLC Honors Communities and Local Officials for Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties Achievements

At a celebratory event at the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Congress of Cities in Nashville, NLC honored cities and counties for their leadership and commitment to preventing childhood obesity and improving community health. Clifford Johnson, executive director of NLC’s Institute for Youth, Education, and Families (left) congratulates Osner Charlers, acting director of recreation and

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Celebrating at the White House: Let’s Move! Brings Communities Together

This is a guest post by Christi Branscom and Kathleen Gibi. Children in Knoxville participate in the city’s Kids Can Bike! program. (City of Knoxville Parks and Recreation Department) As we got into the back of a taxi on a warm September morning in Washington, we had the following conversation: Christi to the driver: “We

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Let’s Move! From Fort Collins, Colo., to Washington, D.C.

This is a guest post by Gino Campana, councilmember, Fort Collins, Colo. It was an honor to participate in a daylong celebratory event at the White House for the Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC) movement. Together with First Lady Michelle Obama, we celebrated the milestone of 500 communities joining LMCTC, as well as

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First Lady Announces 500 Communities Have Joined Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties

The National League of Cities recently joined First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House to announce that 500 cities, towns and counties are now participating in the Let’s Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC) initiative. The 500 cities, towns and counties honored at the White House come from all 50 states, the District of

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