Friday, April 9, 2010

The White House Asks: What are Your Ideas to End Childhood Obesity within a Generation?

The White House Asks: What are Your Ideas to End Childhood Obesity within a Generation?
Posted by Kori Schulman on April 09, 2010 at 01:17 PM EDT
Today the White House will host a meeting on childhood obesity, bringing together experts and industry leaders from across the country to discuss ways to combat the growing health epidemic. First Lady Michelle Obama, Administration officials and Childhood Obesity Task Force members will discuss healthier food in schools, access to healthy, affordable food, empowering parents and more.

We want to hear from you too. Today the White House is collaborating with GOOD to ask:
What are your ideas to end childhood obesity within a generation?
Tell us your ideas on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. We look forward to hearing from you will feature some of the most interesting responses on the blog.
Please note that the username, personal identifier or icon affiliated with responses may be posted.
Tune in to a livestream of the Childhood Obesity Forum today on

1:30 PM EDT: Opening Session with First Lady Michelle Obama

2:30 PM EDT: Breakout Sessions:

Empowering Parents and Caregivers
Healthier Food in Schools
Access to Healthy, Affordable Food
Increased Opportunities for Physical Activities
4:15 PM EDT: Closing Session with Melody Barnes, President’s Domestic Policy Council

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