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May 5th webinar on healthy vending initiatives in Illinois – Register here!

The Nutrition in Communities and Institutional Settings workgroup is hosting a Healthy Vending webinar for May 5th from 1pm-2:30pm.  This webinar will help participants learn more about how to implement healthy vending initiatives in municipalities, park districts, hospitals, worksites, and other institutions. The webinar will feature information about two Illinois healthy vending success stories (in Chicago […]

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Advancing the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity’s State Action Roadmap

Advancing the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity’s State Action Roadmap

2015 is the second year that IAPO will pursue a legislative agenda in Springfield. IAPO’s workgroups, Steering Committee and Leadership Council work together to determine legislative and administrative advocacy priorities to help advance the State Obesity Action Roadmap. IAPO’s 2015 Legislative & Administrative Priorities The Healthy Eating Active Living Act: The Healthy Eating + Active […]

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Fruitful partnerships: A year in review – Center for Policy & Partnership Initiatives

As we close out the holiday season, the season of fellowship – partnership – we’re reflecting on how this is at the heart of all that we accomplish through IPHI’s Center for Policy and Partnership Initiatives (CPPI).  By developing and activating high-level multi-sectoral partnerships, we work to promote stakeholder-engaged planning, and incubate and implement new policy […]

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Common Agenda, Bright Future: Local and Statewide Obesity Prevention Networks Join Forces

  To enhance alignment between the Healthy and Active Communities Network (HACN) and the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity (IAPO), HACN is officially merging with IAPO in 2014. Sharing the common goal of reducing obesity across the state through influencing policy, systems, and environmental change to support healthy living, IAPO and HACN work on similar […]

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