The Department of Child Nutrition is a good resource for nutrition policies and resources for public schools in New York.
The new “Don’t Sell Us Short” toolkit supports reducing unhealthy marketing in schools.
This white paper discusses the use of behavioral design strategies and approaches to foster healthy eating and active living among children and their families.
Salud America! has released new materials on sugary drink consumption and Latino kids, including a research review, issue brief, and infographics. These new resources, available in English and Spanish, add to Salud America!’s library of existing materials on topics such as healthier schools, active spaces, healthy weight, and health equity.
The Food Trust, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, recently announced the Center for Healthy Food Access launch. Its goals are to promote access to nutrition and affordable food for children nationwide, while catalyzing new ideas and sustaining recent progress around food access. Some initiative efforts include strengthening SNAP and WIC, improving school food and water quality, developing healthy food access venues in underserved areas, and working with businesses on healthy food marketing.
This tool assesses food and beverage advertising in schools. The results of this assessment will be useful to health professionals and educators who are concerned about children’s health and the types of food messages they are exposed to in schools.
This website provides an overview of food marketing in schools and includes fact sheets, model policies and reports.
This document provides an overview of the benefit of healthy fundraising, the consequence of unhealthy fundraising, and healthy fundraising alternatives
The complete report equips jurisdictions with the data and tools necessary to combat the marketing of unhealthy foods and beverages to young children. It provides a detailed legal analysis of the options available, and discusses strategies communities can use to reduce unhealthy marketing. A policy poster is also available.
“This report outlines examples of unhealthy fundraisers commonly used by schools,
healthy fundraising alternatives, and the relative profitability and practicality of various fundraisers.”