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TWEET: Healthy Food, Sustainability, and Water Quality Among Great Social Media Resources this Week

TWEET: Healthy Food, Sustainability, and Water Quality Among Great Social Media Resources this Week

Welcome to This Week in Equity Engagement on Twitter (TWEET) for the week of October 12, 2015. Yet again, there’s so much great work being done it’s hard to capture all of it, but I think we have a bunch of interesting topics this week. Check it out:

Public policy efforts are working to improve access to healthy food!

New report shows that more than half of California’s remaining uninsured are eligible for public health programs.

Finding employment is the best way to reduce recidivism and Prop 47 has helped many in California start careers.

Once again, we see that states that expanded Medicaid according to the Affordable Care Act are seeing the most benefit.

Safe Routes to School programs have proven effective and have increased rates of walking and biking.

Here’s another great resource from Consumers Union in their effort to end surprise medical bills.

The homeless population has been notoriously hard to quantify, but a new initiative might change that.

Some farmers are seeing the benefits of adopting greener practices.

This great fact sheet highlights the regions of California with the most challenges to water quality.

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