Consider forming a childhood obesity task force in your own community, or aligning with an existing task force, that engages a range of city agencies, partners, and constituents to achieve the goals of Let’s Move! Cities, Towns, and Counties.
To provide children with a healthier start, local elected officials commit to raising the importance of local early care and education program providers incorporating best practices for nutrition, physical activity and screen time into their programs.
To empower parents and caregivers, local elected officials commit to prominently displaying MyPlate in all municipal or county venues where food is served.
To provide healthy food in schools, local elected officials commit to increasing participation in the School Breakfast Program (SBP) and the National School Lunch Program (NSLP).
To improve access to healthy, affordable foods, local elected officials commit to
implementing healthy and sustainable food service guidelines that are aligned with the
Dietary Guidelines for Americans in all municipal and county venues that serve food.
To increase physical activity, we are committed to mapping local playspaces, developing an action plan, and launching a minimum of three programs or initiatives aimed at increasing access to play.