Nutrition Train the Trainer Graduation!

August 28, 2014

On Tuesday, August 19th, we had our first Nutrition Train the Trainer graduation for Avondale and Choice Residents! We had nine total graduates, with seven Choice residents across six households.

During their seven weeks, a former Train the Trainer graduate taught residents everything from portion sizes and My Plate, to stretching the dollar and planning out meals. Through healthy cooking demonstrations, graduates were able to receive hands-on learning and apply their knowledge in the kitchen! Not only did they learn about better foods, but they tasted and prepared …

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Avondale Choice Neighborhoods

July 25, 2014

Avondale Choice Neighborhoods is part of a $29 million federal grant awarded from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), geared toward the revitalization of the Avondale public housing community.

The Center for Closing the Health Gap, the Community Builders, Inc., the Urban League of Greater Cincinnati, and the Avondale Development Corporation are all working in partnership to help the residents of five buildings achieve their goals. We, at The Center for Closing the Health Gap, are particularly working within this partnership to help …

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