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Ensuring a Strong Start for Our Nation’s Children

“The Raising of America” is a five-part documentary series, online learning hub and public-engagement campaign that aims to reframe the way Americans look at early child health and development. The series illustrates how a strong start for children not only leads to better learning, earning, and physical and mental health, but also to a healthier, safer and more prosperous nation.
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Collective Impact: A View from the Frontlines of the Childhood Obesity Prevention Movement

Today, childhood obesity and many chronic health issues are understood as fundamentally connected to a wider array of factors that impact the health of children. As the influence of these upstream factors on health comes into greater focus, the phrase that is often touted as a solution is that of “collective impact.”
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Active Schools Win Big with the Fire Up Your Feet Spring Challenge

The results are in and schools across the country are celebrating their wins from the 2015 Fire Up Your Feet Spring Challenge competition. At participating schools, parents, students and school staff kept track of their physical activity during the month long challenge using the Fire Up Your Feet online activity tracker.
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Giving a “High Five” on Childhood Obesity Prevention

This week, the Partnership for a Healthier America kicks off its annual “Building a Healthier Future Summit” in Washington, DC. As wellness champions from schools, communities and private industries gather together in the nation’s capital, the Let’s Move folks are encouraging us to celebrate, challenge and champion our way forward into the next year.
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