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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

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.

3884 Leaders

Link to Renee Shanker
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Montefiore Medical Center
New York, New York
Link to Christine Fry
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Public Health Law & Policy/NPLAN
Oakland, California
Link to Manel Kappagoda
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National Policy and Legal Analysis Network to Prevent Childhood
Oakland, California
Link to Michelle Ricker
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New and You
Hermosa Beach, California
Link to Deborah Markenson
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Children's Mercy Hospital
Kansas City, Missouri
Link to Denise Fiacco
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Fit-N-Me-Mommy
Phelps, New York
Link to Maya Rockeymoore
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Leadership for Healthy Communities
Washington, District of Columbia
Link to Nicola Edwards
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California Food Policy Advocates
Los Angeles, California
Link to Jon Wheeler
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Netcentric Campaigns
Washington, District of Columbia
Link to Andrea Hays
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Welborn Baptist Foundation
Evansville, Indiana
Link to Jackie Malaska
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Asbury Park, New Jersey
Link to Brianna Almaguer Sandoval
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The Food Trust
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Link to Christine Clayton
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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Princeton, New Jersey
Link to Manel Kappagoda
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ChangeLab Solutions
Oakland, California

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!