First Step

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Caleb Swanigan, Contributor - The Players' Tribune

Welcome to First Step, a video series featuring athletes engaging the communities most affected by today’s social issues, from healthcare access and gender equality, to childhood obesity and mental health. Former NBA all-star Jerry Stackhouse travels around the country and meets with athletes to discuss issues that are important to them. In this episode, Stackhouse speaks with Portland Trail Blazers Forward Caleb Swanigan who, after a personal battle with childhood obesity, works closely with FoodCorps, a national organization that works to connect kids to healthy food in school.