Kaiser Permanente partners with The Alliance for a Healthier Generation to honor schools that promote healthy habits. Three-on-three basketball tournaments and games such as musical chairs keep students moving during the lunch period at Rio Vista Middle School in Fresno. Students no longer sell candy or hold bake sales to raise money for school events. Instead they focus on magazine or book sales, Activities Director Genna Root said. Those are just a couple of the reasons why the Alliance for a
Resilience in School Environments (RISE) Builds on Thriving Schools Initiative, Focusing on K-12 Student and Staff Healthy Eating, Physical Activity and Social Emotional Wellness Kaiser Permanente has selected the Los Angeles Education Partnership (LAEP) Transform Schools department, as the trauma care service provider for the Kaiser Permanente Resilience in School Environments (RISE) Project. LAEP is an education nonprofit that works in high-poverty and under-resourced communities to fos
Kaiser Permanente Northern California recently awarded Santa Rosa Community Health, the nonprofit that runs the health center, $98,000 to support counseling services that address the impact of trauma on at-risk youth at the school and in the surrounding community. “If we can help these kids now, we can change the trajectory of their lives and help them live to their fullest potential.”
Every child deserves a healthy school. To reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity and empower kids to develop lifelong healthy habits, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation launched its 2017 America’s #HealthiestSchools campaign. Learn more.