Former Health Foundation Program Officer recognized for her work under Healthy Kids Initiative
September 21, 2021
Congratulations to Bianca De León, former Health Foundation Program Officer, for being recognized as a Health Champion by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. During National Hispanic Heritage Month, Healthier Generation is celebrating individuals that have worked to create a more just, equitable, inclusive, and healthy future for children and families.
While working for the Health Foundation, Ms. De León led the Foundation’s Healthy Kids Initiative to improve a range of health outcomes by engaging disconnected youth with high quality programs during out-of-school hours. The Health Foundation refers to “disconnected youth” as young people between the ages of 5-17 who are not involved in out-of-school activities or not working.
Healthier Generation works with schools, youth-serving organizations, businesses, and communities to empower kids to develop lifelong healthy habits by ensuring the environments that surround them provide and promote good health.
To learn more about Ms. De León’s recognition, click here.
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