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Become a Leader

Voices for Healthy Kids Action Center Leaders are a group of extraordinary individuals who are actively working in their communities to change policies and environments to ensure children grow up at healthy weights. If you are passionate about effecting change in your community, and meet the criteria detailed below, we would like to extend a special invitation to you to become a Voices for Healthy Kids Action Center Leader.

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criteria===Leaders are people who are actively working - either professionally or as volunteers - to change policies and environments to help children eat better and be more active. We use a listing of criteria to evaluate whether to approve an applicant for Leader status with the Voices for Healthy Kids Action Center.

Do you meet the criteria linked to here? If so, please apply to become a Voices for Healthy Kids Action Center Leader. There is no cost to be a Leader.


benefits===As a Leader, you will have access to a network of others who are committed to working to ensure kids grow up at a healthy weight. Some of the benefits include:
  • Connect with more than 300,000 Supporters and 4,000 Leaders around the country

  • Being featured on and having access to our Map of the Movement

  • Receiving the Inside Track, our weekly Leader-exclusive newsletter

  • Getting help from our team with your own advocacy campaigns and online strategies.

  • Read more about all the benefits of being a Leader here.

Criteria

Leaders are people who are actively working - either professionally or as volunteers - to change policies and environments to help children eat better and be more active. We use a listing of criteria to evaluate whether to approve an applicant for Leader status with the Voices for Healthy Kids Action Center.

Do you meet the criteria linked to here? If so, please apply to become a Voices for Healthy Kids Action Center Leader. There is no cost to be a Leader.

Benefits

As a Leader, you will have access to a network of others who are committed to working to ensure kids grow up at a healthy weight. Some of the benefits include:
  • Connect with more than 300,000 Supporters and 4,000 Leaders around the country

  • Being featured on and having access to our Map of the Movement

  • Receiving the Inside Track, our weekly Leader-exclusive newsletter

  • Getting help from our team with your own advocacy campaigns and online strategies.

  • Read more about all the benefits of being a Leader here.

Fellow Leaders

How One Columbia School Changed Itself to Fight Off Childhood Obesity
September 26, 2016

How One Columbia School Changed Itself to Fight Off Childhood Obesity

In a recent op/ed in The State, Lisa Curtis, a physical education teacher in SC, shares how her elementary school became one of America's Healthiest Schools.

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HEPA Provides Santa Clara YMCA with Sense of Commitment, Common Language

For Mary Hoshiko Haughey of the YMCA of the Silicon Valley in Santa Clara, CA, the push toward healthy eating and physical fitness has been underway for a very long time.

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Find Leaders

There are thousands of Leaders across the country committed to ensuring all children are able to grow-up at a healthy weight. Browse the directory to connect with the individuals and organizations working to build healthier environments where kids live, learn, and play in your state.

3869 Leaders

Link to Katie Danko
4sc
CLOCC
Chicago, Illinois
Link to Eric Goodwin
4sc
Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC)
Chicago, Illinois
Link to Cor Hartge
2sc
Easton, Maryland
Link to Leslie Turner
3sc
1990
Omaha, Nebraska
Link to Modupe Fadojutimi
1sc
Registered nurse/individual
Waldorf, Maryland
Link to Melissa Bernardin
2sc
AHA/VHK (personal email)
Concord, New Hampshire
Link to Lillie Rosen
2sc
Washington, District of Columbia
Link to Kevin Marshall Faith in Texas
3sc
Faith in TX
Dallas, Texas
Link to Kristina St. Cyr Massachusetts Public Health Association
3sc
Massachusetts Public Health Association
Boston, Massachusetts
Link to Edith Allgood
4sc
Community Volunteer Council
Warren, Ohio
Link to Jeff McIntyre
2sc
Sports Backers
Richmond, Virginia
Link to Ann Truxaw Ramirez
2sc
Orange County United Way
Aliso Viejo, California
Link to Averil Bernard
3sc
Nourish The Globe
Ashburn, Virginia
Link to Lisa Kingery
2sc
FoodRight, Inc
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Link to Lauren Lovelady
3sc
1983
Nashville, Tennessee
Link to Jacqueline Davis
3sc
Communities of Concerned Citizens
Chicago, Illinois
Link to NaDa Shoemaker
3sc
American Heart Association
Buffalo Mills, Pennsylvania
Link to Alison Smith
2sc
City of Higland Park
Highland Park, Illinois
Link to Annie Shaw
1sc
OregonASK
Portland, Oregon
Link to Melissa Bernardin
3sc
Concord, New Hampshire
Link to Prisma Garcia
2sc
The Concilio
Dallas, Texas
Link to Ranyah Shahin
2sc
The Concilio
Dallas, Texas
Link to Raul Espinoza
1sc
AHA
Georgetown, Texas
Link to Whitney Burdge
2sc
LEHIGH VALLEY PLANNING COMMISSION
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Link to Kim Comeau
5sc
Italian Home for Children
Massachusetts
Link to Lindsey Cosgrove
5sc
Well-Fed
New York, New York
Link to Dominique Steward
4sc
BBF Family Services
Chicago, Illinois
Link to Angie Johnson
2sc
Healthy Eating-Active Living
Blue Mountain, Mississippi
Link to Christine beebe
3sc
PEPeducation and PEPNetwork
San Diego, California
Link to Michele Regev
4sc
Schools
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Apply Now

The Voices for Healthy Kids Action Center is building a national network to promote healthy lifestyles for our children in order to ensure they grow up at a healthy weight.  Whether it’s joining a local parents’ group to push for healthier food choices available in schools or supporting a large organization for a national day of action, you can play a part in this movement.  Join today!