Policy Opportunities Tool

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Policy Opportunities Tool

Description

The Policy Opportunities Tool is designed to showcase the various policy strategies that support healthy active living for children and families. This tool is designed for health care professionals who have experience in advocacy and are interested in focusing their advocacy efforts on obesity prevention.

The tool covers five levels at which advocates can work on positive policy change:

  1. Practice
  2. Community
  3. School
  4. State
  5. Federal

Developer:

American Academy of Pediatrics

Funding Sources:

American Academy of Pediatrics

History

Original Summary: August 2011
Last Updated: 10/26/11

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