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June 2022

A Healthy Summer

Is a Happy Summer
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Meet Fuerza Unida

Fuerza Unida’s mission is to empower women workers, particularly women workers of color, and their families to achieve social, economic, and environmental justice through education, organizing, and advocacy.
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That's a wrap!

Congratulations on crossing the finish line of the 2022 Community Challenge!

We are so proud of this year’s Community Challenge participants and will continue to support Texans across the state in making healthier choices, leading to a healthier state. Way to go!
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Helping Patients
Achieve Better Health

Explore the evidence behind our free telehealth coaching program empowering Texans to better manage their health.
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Now Offering

Free Online Fitness Classes

Powered by It’s Time Texas, Stronger Austin delivers FREE fitness classes and nutrition education programs, removing any financial barriers facing our most vulnerable communities and making health accessible to all Texans.
Classes are available in English & Spanish.
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    It’s Time Texas is a statewide non-profit organization working to bring people, communities, and organizations together to take action that supports health for all, now and for generations to come.

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    Unhealthy has become the new normal. Chronic diseases associated with unhealthy lifestyles and communities have reached epidemic proportions in the U.S., and the related costs threaten to bankrupt our country and way of life.

    IT'S TIME to make healthy easier.

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    Featured Tools & Resources


    We’ve created a variety of tools, resources, initiatives, and events to help you and your friends, family, and community live healthier.
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    The Community Challenge

    The past eight weeks, we’ve brought health to the forefront of conversations and made it a focus throughout Texas communities! We are so proud of this year’s Community Challenge participants and will continue to support Texans across the state in making healthier choices, leading to a healthier state. Keep your eyes out for an email regarding 2023 registration!
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    Collaborative Innovations for Community Health

    Through the generosity of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, Healthy Kids, Healthy Families® grant, It’s Time Texas awarded eight sub-grants totaling $300,000 to community-based organizations who are able to mobilize and rapidly deploy resources where they are needed most within four designated areas of Texas.
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    Virtual Fitness Classes

    Powered by It’s Time Texas, Stronger Austin delivers FREE, virtual fitness classes and nutrition education programs, removing any financial barriers facing our most vulnerable communities and making health accessible to all Texans. Virtual fitness classes are available in Spanish and English.

    Stay Connected


    We use social media to share resources, tools, and information to help you, your family, and your friends live healthy lives. It’s also a great way to join and connect with a growing network of Texans committed to making living healthy easier in our great state!

    Grantee Spotlight

    Meet CHEF® (Culinary Health Education for Families)

    Rooted in the belief that food is medicine, CHEF® (Culinary Health Education for Families) is a Culinary Health Education Program that teaches children and families basic nutrition and practical cooking skills, with the long-term goal of motivating individuals and communities to adopt and sustain healthier eating habits.
    Learn More About CHEF
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    Thank you to our Allies


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