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Building A Healthy Community In City Heights

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Building A Healthy Community In City Heights
First Lady Michelle Obama is in San Diego today. She's here to promote her anti-obesity campaign - but more specifically to help launch an effort to transform more than a dozen California neighborhoods into healthy communities - including City Heights.

MAUREEN CAVANAUGH (Host): First Lady Michelle Obama is in San Diego today. She's here to promote her anti-obesity campaign - but more specifically to help launch an effort to transform more than a dozen California neighborhoods into healthy communities.

The Building Healthy Communities Initiative has selected 14 neighborhoods across the state one of them is City Heights here in San Diego. It's a 10-year program aimed at creating healthy places, with access to fresh foods, safe places to exercise and clean air, to help kids get healthy and grow into healthy adults.

Guests

Robert K. Ross, M.D., President and CEO of The California Endowment

Diana Ross, collaborative director of Mid-City CAN

Jose Cervantes, longtime City Heights Resident, and a member of the Mid-City CAN Coordinating Council