BestStart Washington gives children their best start toward lifelong success and resilience by working to improve their physical health, emotional wellbeing and academic achievement. Founded and governed by pediatricians, BestStart Washington collaborates with community pediatricians, families and other partners to develop and fund innovative programs that give children the best possible start on healthy and productive lives.

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  • Project Nature
    Why Project Nature? Project Nature, launched in 2018, is an initiative created in collaboration with community partners to empower families and caregivers to explore nature with children. Time spent outdoors increases children’s physical activity, health, school achievement and overall wellbeing. Young children who are allowed and encouraged to explore the natural world—even with brief, regular… Read more: Project Nature

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