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Women In Government Launches the Childhood Obesity Policy Resource Center
Date:6/12/2013

in schools, access to healthy, affordable foods, and street-scale and community improvements; state legislation that has been introduced or enacted; regulations that have been finalized in order to decrease the prevalence of childhood obesity; legislation, laws, and regulations support ideas of physical activity in school, access to healthy, affordable foods, and street-scale and community improvements; and legislative champions who have done outstanding work to prevent and reduce childhood obesity in their communities.

Women In Government Foundation, Inc. is a national, non-profit, non-partisan organization serving approximately all 1,780 women state legislators, and providing leadership opportunities, networking, expert forums, and educational resources. For more information, visit http://www.womeningovernment.org or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Leadership for Healthy Communities is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation designed to support local and state government leaders nationwide in their efforts to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic through public policies that promote active living, healthy eating and access to healthy foods. For more information, visit http://www.leadershipforhealthycommunities.org

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focuses on the pressing health and health care issues facing our country. As the nation’s largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to improving the health and health care of all Americans, the Foundation works with a diverse group of organizations and individuals to identify solutions and achieve comprehensive, measurable, and timely change. In 2007, the Foundation committed $500 million toward its goal of reversing the childhood obesity epidemic by 2015. This is the largest commitment any foundation has mad
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