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1.6: National Partners

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    National Curriculum Partners

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    Atkins Foundation: Partners with public, private and nonprofit entities to rethink the role of nutrition in disease prevention and health management and assisted HealthCorps in the development of diabetes prevention lessons. http://www.atkinsfoundation.org

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    Ascensia Diabetes Care US, Inc.: Established in 2016 through the acquisition of Bayer Diabetes Care by Panasonic Healthcare Holdings, Ascensia Diabetes Care is a global company dedicated to improving the health and lives of people with diabetes. Already including the world‐renowned CONTOUR™ range of blood glucose monitoring systems, we are committed to adding more innovative and life-­changing products to our portfolio. http://www.ascensia.com/

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    Organize: A national non-profit that created America’s first central organ donor registry, and is currently working to get every state in the Union to recognize social media posts as evidence of donor wishes; created the supplemental organ donor educational lessons. https://organize.org

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    Sahaja Meditation: Coordinators are trained in the Sahaja Meditation technique and offer free instruction, along with Sahaja volunteers, in all Living Lab high schools as a component of the Mental Resilience curriculum. http://www.sahajameditation.com

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    iRecover: An online substance abuse education and peer support platform for high school/college students. Partnered with HealthCorps to deliver curriculum on addiction. irecover.me/

    National Program Partners

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    Alliance for a Healthier Generation: The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is a catalyst for children’s health. They work with schools, companies, community organizations, healthcare professionals and families to transform the conditions and systems that lead to healthier kids. Their goal is to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity and to empower kids to develop lifelong, healthy habits. Founded by the American Heart Association and Clinton Foundation, they are collaborative change-makers working to create a nation where children thrive. They collaborate with and empower people and leaders to transform the environments that can make a difference in a child’s health: homes, schools, doctor’s offices and communities. https://www.healthiergeneration.org/

    Choudhrie Foundation

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    Share Our Strength’s Cooking Matters: As part of the No Kid Hungry campaign to end childhood hunger in America, Share Our Strength's Cooking Matters teaches participants to shop smarter, use nutrition information to make healthier choices and cook delicious, affordable meals. Founded in 1993, Cooking Matters and thousands of volunteer instructors have helped more than 265,000 low-income families in communities across the country learn how to eat better for less. https://cookingmatters.org/

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    Smarter Lunchrooms: The Smarter Lunchrooms Movement is dedicated to providing schools with the knowledge, motivation, and resources needed to build a lunchroom environment that makes healthy food choices the easy choice. The Movement brings evidence from the fields of economics, marketing, and psychology into the school cafeteria. Smarter Lunchrooms strategies are free or low-cost solutions that nudge students to voluntarily select the healthiest food in the lunchroom. Smarter Lunchrooms can see less waste, higher participation, more satisfied students, and increased consumption of important nutrient-rich foods. www.smarterlunchrooms.org/

    National Evaluation Partners

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    Albert Einstein College of Medicine: HealthCorps’ NIH-funded research and evaluation partner with whom it developed the Healthy Me Journey component of the program (Healthy Me Snapshot Survey and SMART Goals). http://www.einstein.yu.edu


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