DASH (Designing a Strong and Healthy Network) New York’s Chronic Disease Prevention Coalition and Policy Center

DASH-NY is Designing a Strong and Healthy New York and encouraging all New Yorkers to make healthy choices by engaging multiple sectors in creating policy, systems, and environmental changes to prevent chronic disease and promote well-being.

Active transportation Community Engagement Community Healthy Food Access Complete Streets Food/Beverage Procurement Healthy Food Environment Physical Education School Nutrition

New York State Public Health Association

The New York State Public Health Association (NYSPHA) is an affiliate of the American Public Health Association and serves as a statewide organization for members from all disciplines in the public health spectrum including state and county health departments, healthcare; policy and advocacy organizations; community based health and human service programs and workers; academia and research. Our vision is for NYSPHA to serve as a leading voice and resource for public health in New York State.

Community Engagement Healthy Food Environment

Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program (HPNAP)

For over the past 25 years, HPNAP has provided State and Federal funds to improve the quality of food distributed to an estimated total of 2,600 Emergency Food Relief Organizations (EFRO) such as food banks, food pantries, soup kitchens, and emergency shelters in New York State which provide over 195 million meals each year to people who are in need.

Healthy Food Environment

Hunger Solutions New York

Hunger Solutions strives to maximize participation in, and support for, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the School Breakfast Program (SBP), and the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Hunger Solutions New York develops and distributes information and resources for community-based organizations and agencies to use to further the fight against hunger and advocates at the federal, state, and local levels for policies that increase access to nutrition assistance programs and contribute to ending hunger. Hunger Solutions New York manages the Nutrition Outreach and Education Program and the Long Island Anti-Hunger Initiative. Both programs are designed to provide education, support, and assistance connecting New Yorkers to SNAP and other resources to end hunger.

Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA) School Nutrition

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