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Linda Shak, Program Manager at Prevention Institute, oversees projects related to healthy eating and active living, sustainable food systems, and mental health. Linda provides training and consultation to local government, foundations, and community collaboratives nationwide, helping them develop quality prevention policies and practices. She has worked with the National Association of Latino Elected Officials, Kaiser Permanente's Healthy Eating Active Living communities, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention grantees. Linda has served in an advisory capacity to Health Care without Harm and is responsible for constituency building for the Strategic Alliance for Healthy Food and Activity Environments. She also manages the ENACT Local Policy Database, which provides policymakers and advocates with examples of nutrition and activity related policies that have been adopted in local jurisdictions. Prior to joining Prevention Institute in 2005, Linda was instrumental in developing the St. Louis Healthy Youth Partnership, a regional collaborative working to increase healthy eating and physical activity among children.