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June 2 2011 Coalition Meeting

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June 2 2011 Coalition Meeting

  1. 1. June 2, 2011FORWARD SPRINGCOALITION MEETING
  2. 2. Mission All children and families in DuPage County will achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Vision FORWARD will lead DuPage County, through a broad-basedcommunity coalition, in promoting effective and sustainable policy, system, and environmental strategies for children and families to achieve a healthy weight.
  3. 3. Goals1. Understand the prevalence in persons who are overweight and obese in DuPage County.2. Understand the factors contributing to obesity within DuPage County Communities.3. Effect person level change around overweight and obesity through policy, system, and environmental change.4. Promote effective and sustainable policy, system, and environmental strategies to reverse the trend of obesity in DuPage County.
  4. 4. Rates of Obesity in DuPage
  5. 5. Obesity Rates byFORWARD Region
  6. 6. AccomplishmentsInclusive and Multi-Sectoral Coalition  350 organizations and individual members  Five Regional Offices through the YMCA’sBMI Surveillance Data  14, 000 Student Records  50% of all DuPage County schools in 2010Community Healthy Living Index (CHILI)  55 Assessments Completed  Countywide Big Ideas Developed  Local Intervention Strategies Identified
  7. 7. FORWARD Big Ideas Build a network of successful resources to assist DuPage County children and families to manage and reduce obesity.
  8. 8. FORWARD Big Ideas Increase healthy food options in DuPage County schools and childcare facilities by assisting them in meeting the regulations in the new Healthy and Hunger Free Kids Act.
  9. 9. FORWARD Big Ideas Increase physical activity by promoting active transportation and alternative recreational opportunities that encourage and promote safety, health, social interaction, equity, environmental stewardship and resource conservation.
  10. 10. LOMBARD IDEAS
  11. 11. BIGLOMBARD IDEA1. Increase Physical Activity(PA) through walking clubs ONEand shared equipment/space
  12. 12. BIGLOMBARD IDEA1. Increase Physical Activity(PA) through walking clubs TWOand shared equipment/space2. Increase PA throughimproved educationalcurriculum andawareness
  13. 13. BIGLOMBARD IDEA1. Increase Physical Activity(PA) through walking clubs THREEand shared equipment/space2. Increase PA throughimproved education andawareness3. Promote PA through activetransportation policies andbuilt environmentimprovements
  14. 14. ELMHURST IDEAS
  15. 15. BIGELMHURST IDEA1. Promote a yearlycommunity-wide healthy ONEeating/PA challenge forfamilies
  16. 16. BIGELMHURST IDEA1. Promote a yearlycommunity-wide healthy TWOeating/PA challenge forfamilies2. Increase PA throughshared equipment for thecommunity
  17. 17. BIGELMHURST IDEA1. Promote a yearlycommunity-wide healthy THREEeating/PA challenge forfamilies2. Increase PA throughshared equipment for thecommunity3. Increase PA through SafeRoutes to School projectsand programs
  18. 18. NAPERVILLE IDEAS
  19. 19. NAPERVILLE1. Increase availability offresh fruits and vegetables inafter school programs BIG IDEA ONE
  20. 20. NAPERVILLE1. Increase availability offresh fruits and vegetables inafter school programs BIG2. Increase PA for elementaryschool children through before IDEAschool programing TWO
  21. 21. NAPERVILLE1. Increase availability offresh fruits and vegetables inafter school programs BIG2. Increase PA for elementaryschool children through IDEAbefore school programing THREE3. Increase access to and useof healthy food/PA in lowerincome neighborhoods
  22. 22. GLEN ELLYN IDEAS
  23. 23. BIGGLEN ELLYN IDEA1. Increase PA for youththrough non-competitive ONEsports
  24. 24. BIGGLEN ELLYN IDEA1. Increase PA for youththrough non-competitive TWOsports2. Increase PA through thedevelopment of wellnessresources for businesses
  25. 25. BIGGLEN ELLYN IDEA1. Increase PA for youththrough non-competitive THREEsports2. Increase PA through thedevelopment of wellnessresources for businesses3. Increase access to healthyfood options in localrestaurants and grocerystores
  26. 26. DOWNERSGROVE IDEAS
  27. 27. DOWNERSGROVE1. Increase physical activity BIGthrough built environmentimprovements- install more IDEAsidewalks and bike paths/ ONEincrease public transportation
  28. 28. DOWNERSGROVE1. Increase PA through built BIGenvironment improvements-install more sidewalks and bike IDEApaths/ increase publictransportation TWO2. Increase PA through non-competitive sports
  29. 29. DOWNERSGROVE1. Increase physical activitythrough built environment BIGimprovements- install moresidewalks and bike paths/ IDEAincrease public transportation THREE2. Increase PA through non-competitive sports3. Increase Access to Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
  30. 30. LocalExamples that Work West Chicago Park District and West Chicago Elementary School District 33
  31. 31. Development of Wellness Initiative Identify internal and community interest and partners with expertise Utilize existing resources, toolkits and templates Start simple
  32. 32. Wellness GoalsIncrease fruit and vegetable intakeIncrease physical activity
  33. 33. Wellness in the Park District• Fitness Station• Easton Park• Foundation Scholarships• “Walk West Chicago”• Saturdays in the Park
  34. 34. Wellness in the School District• Fruit and vegetable of the month in a monthly Wellness Newsletter• Family Nights- fitness and nutrition focus• District-wide Annual Wellness Walk “WeCan Walk Every Day”
  35. 35. SustainabilityDevelop great partnersDevelop programming that is labor richand materials leanMaintain clear andsimple data to showimpact
  36. 36. LocalExamples that Work
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  40. 40. Lilac VFW Post 585 Lombard Immediate Care Center Lombard Junior Women’s Club Lombard Kiwanis Club Lombard Lions Club Best Buy Lombard Rotary Club Butterfield Park District Lombard Park District Comcast Cablevision Lombard SD 44 Campfire USA Operation PullDuPage County Health Department Your Own Weight DuPage Medical Center State Farm Insurance Elmhurst Hospital The Marketing Store FORWARD Tri-Center YMCA Glenbard SD 87 West Suburban Wellness Harris Bank of Lombard Venture Crew Helen Plum Memorial Library Village of Lombard Let’s Get “Em Walking Our Partners
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  42. 42. Joint Yearly Events •Celebrations of Achievements •Fitness February •Comcast Cares Day •Summer Challenge •Fall Health Fair
  43. 43. Requirements For Partnership:To become a partner of the Healthy Lombard Initiative, the interested Group, Business,Organization, or Individual is asked to actively endorse the purpose of Healthy Lombard by :1. Participating in Quarterly planning meetings2. Supporting the Mission of Healthy Lombard by doing at least one of the following: (a) providing a service or activity that addresses the elimination of Childhood Obesity and promotes Healthy Living, (b) by volunteering to assist with items identified under letter “a,” or (c) providing financial support
  44. 44. The Charge • Join the FORWARD Coalition • Become a FORWARD city or town • Work with FORWARD to make the “Healthy Choice the Easy Choice” • Serve on a Community Leadership Team in your municipality • Be a voice for healthy change where you live, work, go to school and/or play • Put healthy foods and beverages in your body • Be active every day • Spread the word with family and friends
  45. 45. Together We Willwww.forwarddupage.org

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