July 22, 2023

Tips for the Advocacy Journey

Eleven years ago, Kathy Hill, LAHPERD'S former Executive Director, saw a need for LAHPERD to reach out to the parts of our state that had teachers who could not attend our annual conference held in Baton Rouge.
August 29, 2022

Physical Literacy for Aging Retirees

As the population ages, the biggest challenge ahead is the rate of obesity. Among adults ages 60 and older the rate has been increasing, standing at about 41 percent in 2015-2016. Bold approaches are needed to prevent the obesity epidemic including addressing the racial and ethnic disparities related to stress and differences in access to health care, healthy food, and opportunities for physical activity.
May 4, 2022

Telling your story….

Advocacy is an all-year-long activity at the national, state, and local levels.  State Legislatures set their calendars and some meet year-round, annually, or bi-annually.  Local government, however, the closest to the constituents and where policy germinates never rest to meet the needs of their communities.
April 4, 2022

ALL IN for Advocacy

It starts with You!