Berkeley Media Studies Group help public health advocates raise their voices, break through the din and be heard at the time when it's most important-when policy decisions are being made.
A national initiative, directed by The Praxis Project, supporting diverse, community-based organizations and tribal groups in developing local policies that build food and recreation equity while addressing underlying causes of social injustice. Prevention Institute is part of the CCHE technical assistance team.
Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is a consumer advocacy organization whose twin missions are to conduct innovative research and advocacy programs in health and nutrition, and to provide consumers with current, useful information about their health and well-being.
Community Food Security Coalition (CFSC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to building strong, sustainable, local and regional food systems that ensure access to affordable, nutritious and culturally appropriate food for all people.
Joint Use is a way to increase opportunities for children and adults to be more physically active. It refers to two or more entities - usually a school and a city or private organization - sharing indoor and outdoor spaces like gymnasiums, athletic fields and playgrounds. The concept is simple: share resources to keep costs down and communities healthy.
Leadership for Healthy Communities is a national program designed to support local and state government leaders nationwide in their efforts to reduce childhood obesity through public policies that promote active living, healthy eating and access to healthy foods.
The Convergence Partnership is a collaborative of funders in the United States whose goal of policy and environmental change will help reinvent communities of healthy people living in healthy places.
The National Policy & Legal Analysis Network to Prevent Childhood Obesity (NPLAN) provides leaders in the childhood obesity prevention field with focused legal research, model policies, fact sheets, toolkits, training and technical assistance to explain legal issues related to public health. Their goal is to help create strong childhood obesity policy interventions that will reverse the epidemic by 2015.
Planning for Healthy Places (PHP) is a program of Public Health Law and Policy. PHP works to increase interaction between public health officials and city/regional planning officials, with the goal of building healthier community environments.
Robert Wood Johnson Center for Childhood Obesity works with a diverse group of dedicated people and organizations to help all children and families eat well and move more-especially those in communities at highest risk for obesity. Their goal is to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by 2015 by improving access to affordable healthy foods and increasing opportunities for physical activity in schools and communities across the nation.
The Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity is a non-profit research and public policy organization devoted to improving the world's diet, activity patterns, preventing obesity, and reducing weight stigma. The Rudd Center serves as a leading research institution and clearinghouse for resources that add to our understanding of the complex forces affecting how we eat, how we stigmatize overweight and obese people, and how we can change.
Strategic Alliance Steering Committee is a coalition of nutrition and physical activity advocates in California. The Alliance's goal is to benefit the health and wellness of all California residents by promoting environmental solutions and institutional and government policies and practices that support healthy eating and activity.