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One of almost 70 bikes given away to students at Fresno's Susan B. Anthony Elementary School.

Fighting Childhood Obesity with Bikes

At Fresno’s Susan B. Anthony grade school, located in one of the most impoverished area of Fresno, 78 percent of fifth graders don’t meet the state’s requirements for healthy fitness. Fresno pastor Mike Slayden decided to tackle the problem by encouraging students to walk or bike to school. Through his not-for-profit, he offers them a shiny prize for their work: a brand new bike.

Photo voice Fresno

Fresno youth are documenting the conditions in their neighborhoods with photos and essays as part of the PhotoVoices project sponsored by New America Media.

Fresno Voices

Fresno youth are capturing their neighborhoods in photos and writing short essays describing what they see. We’ll be featuring several of these photo essays in this space.

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