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Healthy Children, Healthy Communities, and Legal Services

By Robert García & Erica Flores Baltodano

Low-income communities in urban areas are disproportionately denied the benefits of safe open spaces for physical activity in parks and schools and disproportionately suffer from obesity-related diseases. Through advocacy and public education campaigns, legal aid providers can help communities achieve equal access to schools, parks, and green spaces for healthy children and healthy communities.

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