Helping Youth Build a Healthier East Durham Community With EDCI and GSK

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Helping Youth Build a Healthier East Durham Community With EDCI and GSK

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 8:00am

CONTENT: Press Release

October 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - On Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 10:30am – 1:30pm, East Durham youth and their families will kick off another healthy school year with the East Durham Children’s Initiative (EDCI)’s Youth Leadership Council. This weekly after-school program empowers East Durham elementary and middle school students to improve their own health and their community via youth-led solutions to neighborhood health challenges.  Over the next two years, with the support of a $600,000 grant from GSK, 120 young people will join the YLC and improve their health by focusing on nutrition and physical activity, emotional well-being, community safety and sexual health.

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Keywords: Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | Community Involvement | EDCI | Education | GSK | Good Health and Well-Being | Health & Healthcare | Nutrition | Positive Change | Public Health | Youth Action

CONTENT: Press Release