06 Jun '11, 2am

Walk On, Students! Video of Walk to School Day in New York City: Livable Streets Education and the National Cent...

Walk On, Students! Video of Walk to School Day in New York City: Livable Streets Education and the National Cent...

In 1997, the Partnership for a Walkable America sponsored the first National Walk Our Children to School Day in Chicago, modeled after the United Kingdom's lead. Back then, it was simply a day to bring community leaders and children together to create awareness of the need for communities to be walkable. It evolved into a movement By the year 2002, children, parents, teachers and community leaders in all 50 states joined nearly 3 million walkers around the world to celebrate the second annual International Walk to School Day. The reasons for walking grew just as quickly as the event itself.

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First National Animal Rights Day Held in New York City:

First National Animal Rights Day Held in New Yo...

care2.com 09 Jun '11, 8am

The very first National Animal Rights Day was held Sunday, June 5 at Union Square Park in New York City and those in atten...

Some School Bullies Might Just Be Sleep-Deprived:

Some School Bullies Might Just Be Sleep-Deprived:

care2.com 05 Jun '11, 5am

Everyone, at one point or another, experienced school bullies. Some of us may even have been those bullies, although we do...

New Anti-Obesity Housing Unveiled in New York

New Anti-Obesity Housing Unveiled in New York

planetgreen.discovery.com 08 Jun '11, 3pm

The message is being heard loud and clear. Obesity is out of control and we have to do something about it. New York City h...

How to Keep Bees in New York City (Video) : Tre...

treehugger.com 30 May '11, 1pm

directors of the Vanishing of the Bees documentary as part of Discovery's Bees on the Brink efforts, they talked about the...

How to Keep Bees in New York City (Video)

treehugger.com 30 May '11, 1pm

directors of the Vanishing of the Bees documentary as part of Discovery's Bees on the Brink efforts, they talked about the...

Why Are Children Being Handcuffed at School?:

Why Are Children Being Handcuffed at School?:

care2.com 14 Jun '11, 11am

Just a short post-script. When I got out of the Navy, I did some substitute teaching in a high school before going on for ...

How to Keep Bees in New York City (Video) - Ima...

treehugger.com 30 May '11, 1pm

directors of the Vanishing of the Bees documentary as part of Discovery's Bees on the Brink efforts, they talked about the...

New York Landfills Get Massive Solar Upgrade

New York Landfills Get Massive Solar Upgrade

care2.com 05 Jun '11, 2am

is installing solar panels on its closed and aging landfills as part of Bloomberg's plan to reduce dependence on emissions...