Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity
The Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity (IAPO) is a multi-sector coalition that works for equitable and just opportunities for Illinoisans to eat healthy and be physically active to optimize their health and well-being.
See why and how we work together on policy and systems change
Stakeholders across Illinois developed 8 high-level objectives to guide the coalition’s work
Leadership and Action Committees
How we accomplish our goals together.
IAPO Policy & Legislative Initiatives
Healthy Local Food Incentives Fund
A $500,000 state investment to support SNAP match programs at Illinois farmers markets.
Enhancing Physical Education
Strong academics. Healthy habits. Enhanced social-emotional skills. These are the keys to success for our students and are the foundation for a successful future. And they can all be fostered in one class — physical education.
Healthy Children’s Meal Beverages
A new law that helps support parents’ choices in providing healthful beverages to their children
Enhanced Physical Education
Strong Academics. Healthy Habits. Enhanced Social-Emotional Skills. These are the keys to success for our students, both inside and outside of the classroom. They are the tools we strive to give our children every day. They are the foundation for a successful future. And they can all be fostered in one class — physical education.