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Get fit, healthy for free at Sonoma County libraries

“One of the key findings ... was that healthy eating and physical fitness was a big priority in our county,” said Anderson. “Another report, Portrait of Sonoma County, found that health and well-being disparities ... are largely preventable by education.” —  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat September 28, 2016

Young and Adrift: Measuring Youth Disconnection in America Today

Ultimately, better measurement means a better chance of success at preventing youth disconnection in the first place and reconnecting those who have fallen out of the mainstream. Measure of America of the Social Science Research Council has taken a closer look at existing approaches as a first step in this direction. —  The Huffington Post September 26, 2016