Black Positive People : Pamela Green-Jackson

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    Pamela Green-Jackson receives Presidential Citizens Medal
    by FOX 31 News Team
    Posted: 02.15.2013 at 2:01 PM


    WASHINGTON -- Albany resident Pamela Green-Jackson was awarded the 2012 Presidential Citizens Medal, the nation's second-highest civilian honor shortly before noon Friday....

    ....Jackson was recognized as the founder and CEO of the Youth Becoming Healthy Project (YBH), a non-profit organization committed to reducing the epidemic of childhood obesity through nutrition, fitness education and physical activity programs. YBH was created in memory of Pamela Green-Jackson's only brother, Bernard Green, who died in 2004 from obesity-related illnesses. YBH provides resources for during and after school wellness programs for elementary and middle school students as well as a summer wellness camp where the students learn about exercise, nutrition and can participate in martial arts, walking club and dance programs....

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    http://www.mysouthwestga.com/news/story.aspx?id=861215#.USAPeh2siSo
     
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