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Resources

There are many wonderful resources referenced throughout the course that we highly encourage you to explore. If you didn't bookmark a resource or can't remember what the name of a group is, you are welcome to search the list below. This list contains all the organizations, tools, and resources mentioned in the course plus a few additional links that may be of interest.

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Organizations/Groups

Action for Healthy Kids
Active Living Research
African American Collaborative Obesity Research Network (AACORN)
Alliance for a Healthier Generation: Healthy Schools Program
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
American Dietetic Association (ADA)
American Medical Association (AMA)
California Endowment: Community Health and Elimination of Health Disparities
California Medical Association (CMA) Foundation
Campaign for Healthy Kids
Center for Community Health (CCH)
Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Healthy Communities
Healthy Food Financing Initiative
Healthy Kids
Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities
Kaiser Permanente's Community Health Initiatives for Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL)
Leadership for Healthy Communities
National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity (NANA)
National Assembly on School-Based Health Care (NASBHC)
National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)
National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR)
National Initiative for Children's Healthcare Quality (NICHQ)
National League of Cities
PolicyLink
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Childhood Obesity
Safe-Routes-to-School Program
Salud America!
Smart Growth America
The Community Food Security Coalition
The Food Trust
The National Complete Streets Coalition
The Safe Routes to School National Partnership
Transportation for America
WE CAN: Ways to Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity
YMCA of the USA's Healthier Living

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Online/Virtual

Be Our Voice Blog
Be Our Voice listserv
Blogger
Collaborate for Healthy Weight
Community Commons
Harvard School of Public Health - Obesity Prevention Source
Healthy Food Action Blog
NICHQ Facebook Page
NYT Health Blog
Obesity Action Coalition
Prevent Obesity.net
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: A New Way to Talk About the Social Determinants of Health (webinar)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Childhood Obesity Forum
WebMD's Communities
Wordpress

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Data and Reports

2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
Annual Review of Public Health: Policies for Healthier Communities--Historical, Legal, and Practical Elements of the Obesity Prevention Movement
Active Living Reasearch: Research Syntheses, Summaries, & Briefs
Alliance for a Healthier Generation: Competitive Foods Guidelines
CDC: The Association Between School-Based Physical Activity, Including Physical Education, and Academic Performance
CDC: The Association Between School-Based Physical Activity, Including Physical Education, and Academic Performance (Executive Summary)
Childhood Obesity Journal
Children Now: The Impact of Industry Self-Regulation on the Nutritional Quality of Foods Advertised on Television to Children
County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
Food Security Coalition: Real Food, Real Choice--Connecting SNAP Recipients with Farmers Markets
Healthy Eating Research
Interactive Food and Beverage Marketing: Targeting Children and Youth in the Digital Age
Leadership for Healthy Communities: Reshaping Our Communities, Reclaiming Our Health
National Survey of Children's Health
NICHQ's Obesity State and County Factsheets
Obesity Journal
PHLP: Current PHLP Publications - November 2011
PolicyLink: Designed for Disease--The Link Between Local Food Environments and Obesity and Diabetes
PolicyLink: Healthy Food, Healthy Communities--Promising Strategies to Improve Access to Fresh, Healthy Food and Transform Communities
PolicyLink: The Grocery Gap--Who Has Access to Healthy Food and Why it Matters
Preventing Chronic Disease: Protecting Children From Harmful Food Marketing--Options for Local Government to Make a Difference
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Leadership for Healthy Communities: Supporting Healthy Communities Through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: A Nation at Risk--Obesity in the United States
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Six Policy Priority Areas for Childhood Obesity
The National Governors Association (NGA) Center for Best Practices: Shaping a Healthier Generations--Successful State Strategies to Prevent Childhood Obesity
The Rudd Center: Economics of Food Policy and Obesity
The Rudd Center: Fast Food FACTS
The Rudd Center: Sugary Drink FACTS
The Rudd Center: Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes Resources
The Rudd Center: The Impact of Food Prices on Consumption--A Systematic Review of Research on the Price Elasticity of Demand for Food
Trust for America's Health: "F as in Fat-How Obesity Threatens America's Future" 2011 Report
White House Taskforce on Childhood Obesity Report
Youth Risk Behavior Survey

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Media

BlackPRWire
HispanicPRWire
Mondo Times
New America Media
Radio Bilingue
Telemundo
The Korea Times
Univision
USAsianWire

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Policy

Find Your Federal Elected Officials
Find your Local Elected Officials
Find Your State Elected Officials
National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)
Sample Advocacy Plan
Sample Issue Letter to Legislator
Sample Letter of Legislative Introduction
Sample Letter to Legislation
Sample Letter to the Editor
Sample Op-Ed
Sample Testimony

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Tools/Toolkits

AAP Policy Opportunities Tool
Berkley Media Studies Group: Fighting Junk Food Marketing to Kids--A Toolkit for Advocates
Community Based Organization and Health Care Professional Partnership Guide
Guide for Health Care Professionals to Partner with Community Based Organizations
Let's Move! Be a Leader in Your Community
PHLP Workshop and Training Catalog 2012
Rudd Center Presentation: Protecting Children from Harmful Food Marketing--March 2012
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Toolkits to Prevent Childhood Obesity

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Other Resources of Interest

CDC Funding Opportunities
NogginLabs: e-Learning Solutions
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Childhood Obesity Funding Opportunities

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