Dearborn SHINES for Healthy Kids!

Dearborn SHINES for Healthy Kids! is in collaboration with Wayne State University’s Center for Health and Community Impact, and proposes a whole child approach to address rising obesity rates among K-8 students. Activities include new edible gardens, new nutrition and enhanced physical education curriculum, after-school energizer clubs, monthly newsletters and family events. Other partners are University of Michigan-Dearborn Environmental Interpretive Center, school PTAs and ACCESS.