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Leading Healthy Change 2017 is available online
June 25, 2017

June 2017…Fighting gun violence, preventing athletic injuries, promoting vaccinations, and teaching squash are among the ways a dozen Philadelphia-area health leaders are working to make our communities healthier and safer. Their stories are told in Leading Healthy Change In Our Communities 2017, the sixth book in the Healthy NewsWorks series on health leadership.

This book includes interviews and illustrations by more than 110 Philadelphia-area elementary and middle school students who participated in the Healthy NewsWorks student media program during the 2016–17 school year.

Read the 2017 book online
See photos from the book launch

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Since 2003, Healthy NewsWorks has been empowering elementary and middle school students to become researchers, writers, and confident communicators who advance health understanding and literacy through their factual publications and digital media.