Thursday, September 23

Posted by: susan 9/23/2010 6:21 PM


Childhood Obesity: Healthy Habits for Hampton Roads

The chronic diseases caused by childhood obesity and the health costs that follow can impact all of society at large. This year, First Lady Michelle Obama launched a campaign called "Let's Move," targeting the issue and pledging to end childhood obesity within a generation.  The WHRO Center for Regional Citizenship has long focused on the childhood obesity epidemic.  Right now, it’s partnering with the Richmond-based Interfaith Center for Public Policy to promote a new program: "Healthy Habits for Hampton Roads.”  We’ll also explore how some say equitable transportation policy can even reverse childhood obesity by keeping kids moving.  Join us!

www.virginiainterfaithcenter.org
www.chkd.org
www.whro.org/home/cfc

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