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Support chronic disease prevention and well-being promotion by taking part in webinars and events, signing a petition, or sending letters to your representatives. Take a look at events and actions from DASH-NY and our partners. Get involved and make sure prevention is a priority in New York State! If you are a DASH-NY member and would like an event or action posted, contact us at dashny@nyam.org.

 

WHAT YOU CAN DO!
Thanks for Joining Our Webinars
Our two webinars last week went off with great success.  If you missed them, catch the recordings below! Engaging in Advocacy: An Introduction to State Level Advocacy and the DASH-NY Coalition Pressing Issues:  DASH-NY 2016 Food Policy Priorities

 

Take Action Now! – Only a Few Days Left to Help Community Agencies Buy Local Food
Urgent legislation will allow municipalities to streamline procurement of local foods, changing the cap from $20,000 to a multiplier based on their population—similar to changes made for school districts. At the end of the day, counties (and even towns) will be able to purchase more local New York State products without going through a complex bidding process. If enacted, municipalities ...
Bike, Walk, & Roll to Action!
Support funding for Complete Streets by organizing your constituents.  Bike, walk, or roll to your state senator’s office on Thursday, March 24th and join voters around the state to support safe and accessible New York streets. Use the talking points below to get the conversation started! No new money – the Assembly funding is set aside within $22.1 B NYSDOT ...
Five Years is Long Enough
It’s time to fund the Complete Streets law! The recently released New York State Assembly and Senate one-house budgets offer contradicting paths for New Yorkers who walk and bike. In a win for active transportation, the Assembly included $20 million in dedicated funding to ensure the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists. However, the Governor and the Senate failed to include ...
ACTION ALERT: Tell Legislators to Support Farm to School in New York State
It’s time to urge New York State legislators to support the Farm to School in the 2016-2017 Budget Proposals! It’s time to urge New York State legislators to support Farm to School in the 2016-2017 Budget Proposals! The New York School Nutrition Association, the association of school food service professionals, is requesting an increase in the New York State reimbursement of ...