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New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids (NJPHK) is a statewide program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) whose primary goal is to convene, connect and empower community partnerships across the state to implement environment and policy changing strategies that prevent childhood obesity. Community coalitions in Trenton, Camden, Newark, New Brunswick, and Vineland are leading these efforts.

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Meet Shana Jarvis, NJPHK-Camden Project Manager

Shana Jarvis has a lot on her plate: a new position as project manager for New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids-Camden, a new baby, plus classes at Temple University where she’s pursuing a master’s degree in the School of Health Education.


NJPHK Serves Up “Best Practices” for YMCAs

New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids’ (NJPHK) systemic approach to healthy living through access to healthy food, school wellness and physical activity is providing a roadmap for YMCAs.


Take Time for School Breakfast

March 2-6 is National School Breakfast Week—a five day celebration of the school breakfast program and a way to underscore the importance of breakfast to a student’s overall health and learning ability.


Health Impact Assessment Conference
May 7, 2015 8:15am - 4:00pm
New Brunswick, NJ

Building a Culture of Health in New Jersey
December 2, 2015 8:45am - 3:45pm
Edison, NJ 08817

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Trenton Schools Adopt Wellness Policy

The Trenton Board of Education passed the District Wellness Policy on January 20, 2015.

This critical achievement is the culmination of many months of research, hard work and collaboration on the part of the Board of Education, NJPHK-Trenton staff and partners and wellness champions in the Trenton schools.

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