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Care about public health? Then join our call on the Boston School Committee to ban all forms of junk food marketing in Boston public schools! We are currently facing an epidemic of diet-related disease, where 1 in 3 US children born in the year 2000 will develop Type 2 diabetes if trends continue. This health epidemic is being driven by the junk food industry that targets kids and gets them hooked on this unhealthy food while they’re young. And one of the most worst ways they do this is by marketing in schools.
“Brooke Leifer is an inspiring young woman. Brooke was nominated as a Healthy Kids Hero by Robin Organ, Executive Director of Green Schools. ‘Brooke has been singing her little heart out at schools and events across the country to raise awareness of green schools everywhere …she would surely touch people’s hearts to protect children and our planet.'” Read Entire Article
Green Schools student leaders invited to lead events at the Paris Climate Conference- COP 21.
Over 50,000 world leaders from over 190 nations will meet in Paris to hopefully pass resolutions to combat climate change.
Green Schools students raise their voices for creating a healthier, more sustainable future for their generation and those that follow at COP 21.
Our students have already proven themselves at The White House and across the nation. Together with global partners and thousands of schools and organization we #ActOnClimate.