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Learn more about Seeds in the Middle from Charity Sub!
Solomon Long, Former Public School Principal, in spring 2009 wrote
have been a principal in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, for nineteen years. I
was born and raised in Crown Heights. I was quite concerned when NY1
showed the statistics on where the highest obesity was in the city.
"I love working at Seeds in the Middle because I get to plant and
be a part of a group of people who are trying to change the world. I
learned that Seeds in the Middle is not just about planting and being
healthy, it is to fight bad things that crawl into people such as
cancer," said one fourth grader. "I want more people to help us out
because it does not hurt for a couple of more hands to come in. "Read more here
See what we reported to the Aetna Foundation, our first grantor!
“Seeds in the Middle, named by fourth graders, proves that challenged communities at the
heart of the obesity epidemic can be empowered to change their unhealthy environment, and
boost academic achievement, if provided adequate support and resources. This multi-faceted,
grassroots strategy transformed a school in low-income central Brooklyn, where over 95% of
students receive free or reduced lunch, from being ignorant of links between food and fitness to
good health to becoming active advocates for positive change. Read entire report here!