The Solution: Empowering the Mind
Provide Health/Nutrition Workshops on gardening, cooking, health, nutrition and facilitate partnerships with existing groups, such as Peaches & Greens– to increase access to fresh produce and nutritious foods
Weaving physical activity into the program in the form of dance, exercise and yoga workshops to improve health, focus and concentration .
Engaging the families: Studies have shown a strong correlation between parent involvement and a child’s education;
For long term success, especially regarding nutrition and diet, awareness campaigns must involve the parents/caregivers.
Fostering open dialogue and interactive open houses/workshops to integrate the family and inspire change on a broader level.