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Let's Move! Toolkit for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Organizations


Description

Let's Move! addresses the epidemic of childhood obesity through a comprehensive approach that engages every sector impacting the health of children and provides schools, families, and communities simple tools to help kids be more active, eat better, and get healthy. This toolkit is designed to help faith-based and neighborhood organizations transform neighborhoods, engage communities, and promote healthy choices.

The toolkit provides concrete action steps that an organization can take for each of the four pillars of Let's Move! The four pillars are:
  1. Healthy choices
  2. Healthy schools
  3. Physical activity
  4. Affordable and accessible food
There are a variety of activities and resources provided in this toolkit. Users are urged to consider which strategies match up with resources and interests in their community.
Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/microsites/Lets-Move-Toolkit-Faith-Communities.pdf (If you don't have the software to open this PDF, download free Adobe Acrobat ReaderĀ® software External Web Site Policy.)

Developer

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Corporation for National and Community Service; Office of the First Lady; U.S. Department of Agriculture; U.S. Department of Education; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships; White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

Funding Sources

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 2010
  • Original Summary: 12/2010
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Last updated: March 30, 2011.