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ning module that provides the necessary information for school and community educators to develop effective projects. With data, project examples, and links to additional resources, educators have the tools to connect childhood obesity to a variety of learning areas, such as language arts, science, math, and civics. Educators and youth can download the project planning module at

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Youth Service America (YSA) improves communities by increasing the number and the diversity of young people, ages 5-25, serving in substantive roles. Founded in 1986, YSA supports a global culture of engaged youth committed to a lifetime of service, learning, leadership, and achievement. The impact of YSA's work through service and service-learning is measured in student achievement, workplace readiness, and healthy communities. For more information, visit

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