Listen now: IAPO Coalition Meeting, “Tackling the Health Equity Challenges to Healthy Eating & Active Living”

Tackling the Health Equity Challenges to Healthy Eating and Active Living: New Research and Action Strategies For the first time since 2014, coalition members from across the state convened for the all-IAPO webinar on Tuesday, March 22nd. On this webinar, participants heard and shared updates on all the innovative and coordinated work happening across the […]

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Upcoming webinar – Pump Up P.E.: Ways to Effectively Engage Parents

Join a webinar on Monday, January 25, 2016 from 12:30pm-2pm on how physical educators can better engage parents as champions of physical education and school health. Hosted by the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity’s workgroup on Childhood Nutrition & Physical Activity in Educational Settings, this webinar will feature physical educators, school leaders, physicians, and a […]

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IAPO Workgroup Progress in 2015

Childhood Nutrition and Physical Activity in Educational Settings This workgroup’s 2015 focus was to support implementation of the new P.E. learning standards and policies in schools across the state, to work to ensure the state maintains its daily P.E. requirement in schools, and to promote the implementation of the new competitive foods standards in schools. […]

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Healthy & Active Communities Network – October 2015 Quarterly Call on Enhanced P.E.

Each quarter, the Healthy & Active Community Network (HACN) convenes a call on a subject of interest for local coalitions. Since 2012, Illinois has been working to promote enhanced P.E., an evidence-based intervention for improving physical activity recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Enhanced P.E.is defined as “programs that increase the length […]

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Upcoming webinars!

IAPO is hosting a series of webinars this fall – learn more and register below! Monday, August 31, 11am-12pm: “Healthy Illinois 2021 Presentation to the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity” This webinar is specifically for IAPO and HACN members to provide input into the State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP),  State Health Assessment (SHA), and State […]

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