Promoting healthy lifestyles for children & families

Projects

Full Service Grocery Store Enters a Low-Income Neighborhood of Color: Tracking a Natural Experiment

Full Service Grocery Store Enters a Low-Income Neighborhood of Color: Tracking a Natural Experiment conduct a case study around the opening of a new grocery store in a community that has long been underserved.

2007 California Childhood Obesity Conference: Proceedings

The 2007 California Childhood Obesity Conference (CCOC ‘07), held in Anaheim, California, addressed the nation’s childhood obesity epidemic. The primary focus was on prevention strategies aimed at high risk and low-income communities.

Governor Schwarzenegger's Summit on the Prevention of Obesity

The Center assisted the ad-hoc planning committee with; the design of the Summit process/agenda; identifying potential topics and presenters; identifying potential participants in the Advisory committee, Summit event and Summit Follow -up Team; and the creation and review of materials.

Active Community Environments

A CDC-sponsored initiative to promote walking, bicycling, and the development of accessible recreation facilities. ACEs was developed in response to public health, urban design, and transportation planning data. ACEs encourages environmental and policy interventions that will affect increased levels of physical activity and improved public health.
www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/aces.htm
Contact:
Nutrition and Physical Activity Program
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention
and Health Promotion,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
4770 Buford Highway, NE, MS/K-24