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Children and Weight: What Communities Can Do
Children and Weight: What Communities Can Do
Publication Number: 3422
Copyright Date: 2002
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-1-601073-71-6
Inventory Type: Package
The Children and Weight: What Communities Can Do resource kit is a a how-to guide offering technical assistance to community leaders who want to launch a local task force dedicated to reducing childhood overweight.

This resource kit includes:
• Essential information on childhood overweight, including: prevalence, best practices approaches for prevention, and social concerns related to body image
• Guidelines for mapping community resources, identifying and recruiting potential task force members, discovering the range of possible activities, and devising an action plan
• Tips for facilitating effective meetings
• Step-by-step guides for your initial task force meetings including agendas, overheads, and handouts
• Suggestions for how to help the group maintain momentum
• An extensive list of resources on childhood overweight and community building
• Make A Change—an inspiring video that shows the different ways that local communities have mobilized to improve access to nutritious foods and fun ways to stay fit