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You've come to the right place for updates on current activities from the We Can!® program and its community sites and partners. Check out the We Can! in Action eNewsletter and our calendar of events.

There is also a Media Newsroom specifically for the media where they and you can go for press releases, NHLBI press-office contact information, bios, ready-made stories, and more.

Recent News Stories

Three Cheers to the Latest We Can! Community Site Assistance Award Winners
Posted May 17, 2013
We Can! would like to recognize the hard work and achievements of all of our 2011-2012 Community Assistance Award winners. We had a group of 16 hardworking and dedicated community sites who did a great job implementing We Can! programming, recruiting participants using various promotional tactics, and engaging community partners to help spread the word.

Yoga, Yogurt, and Tag: We Promote Health Creatively Encourages Families to Get Healthy
Posted May 17, 2013
During a meeting with their county executive and health officer, We Promote Health, a nonprofit organization, realized there was a need in their hometown of Ellicott City, Maryland, for a program where parents and children could learn about maintaining healthy lifestyles together. In their search for programming, this Intensive community site found We Can!.

Family, Fun and Healthy Living, the Community Hospital Anderson Way
Posted May 17, 2013
Family, fun, and learning about healthy living can all happen at once, and Community Hospital Anderson's (CHA) We Can! programming has been proving that since 2008. The community site located in Indiana hosts its We Can! activities throughout the year. This site's successful recruitment and retention efforts is due to its unique programming, incentives, and publicity efforts.

We Can! Teams up with Let's Move Faith and Communities
Posted May 17, 2013
On March 7, We Can! was highlighted during a Let's Move! anniversary event at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C.

We Can! Celebrates Let's Move's Anniversary and New Partnership
Posted May 17, 2013
On March 7th, the We Can! team participated in a Let's Move anniversary event, at which the First Lady celebrated the work of faith-based and neighborhood organization leaders who have joined Let's Move! Faith and Communities (LMFC).

Read more news stories in the News Archive.

Last Updated: May 17, 2013