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Community HealthCorps marks 20 years of creating healthy neighborhoods

Published May 11, 2015

Girls run across the field at the Kinnickinnic River Parkway, their friends cheering them on in a relay race. The girls belong to Girls on the Run, a program that builds self-esteem and positive thinking through exercise and healthy habits. Their coaches are volunteers at Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers and members of Community HealthCorps, a health-focused AmeriCorps program founded 20 years ago according to a Milwaukee NNS report.


Cooperation over competition: Girls on the Run

Published Nov. 9, 2012

Even on chilly weekends in November, runners have at least a half-dozen 5K races to choose from. Only one of them emphasizes cooperation over competition, and gives all its young participants bib No. 1. The Girls on the Run of Greater Milwaukee, an expanding youth development effort, hosts its first outdoor 5K Turkey Trot on Sunday, Nov. 18, in Greenfield Park.

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