Free Webinar Series on Childhood Obesity!

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Center to Prevent Childhood Obesity has a free 12-week webinar series titled “Let’s End the Childhood Obesity Epidemic”. These will be held every Thursday at 9am Pacific time. The first series is tomorrow!

Topics covered will include:

  • childhood obesity research,
  • best practices in the field, and
  • resources to use policy and environmental change to create communities of opportunity.

To register, go to:

The RWJF Center is the national organization dedicated to reversing the
childhood obesity epidemic by changing public policies and creating
healthier environments in schools and communities. It will help to shape
and coordinate the efforts of policymakers, advocates, and community
organizations by identifying and promoting the most promising
obesity-prevention strategies and supporting the nationwide movement to
improve food and physical activity environments.

Tomorrow’s webinar introduces the leadership of the center, their work, and their network of partners dedicated to the goal of reversing the trend of childhood obesity by 2015.

Featured Speakers:
Dr. Joseph W. Thompson, Director, RWJF Center
Angela Glover Blackwell, Principal Advisor, RWJF Center