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TWEET: #SodaTax, #PrisonPhoneJustice, #HealthyFood All Take Center Stage in Twitter Advocacy

TWEET: #SodaTax, #PrisonPhoneJustice, #HealthyFood All Take Center Stage in Twitter Advocacy

Welcome to This Week in Equity Engagement on Twitter (TWEET) for the week of October 19, 2015. Another eventful week comes to a close, and we have some great social media resources for you. Check it out:

Another report that shows that soda taxes can be effective at reducing consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages.

Most Americans understand the importance of access to healthy foods.

Here are some tax policy solutions to help alleviate poverty across the country.

California is fraught with inequities, and if it were its own country, those disparities would be even more stark.

Here’s a great report on how the U.S. lags behind most other countries in regards to paid family leave.

Over 1,500 have pledged to end bullying thanks to the #ActToChange initiative.

The good news: California leads the nation in veggies consumed per day; the bad news: there’s still work to be done to increase veggie consumption here and across the country.

The country’s population continues to shift, as students of color now represent a majority of those enrolled in K-12 schools.

Congrats to everyone working on the campaign for prison phone justice on your great victory this week!

And finally, our thoughts are with everyone down in Mexico in the path of Hurricane Patricia.

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