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.

Purpose Statement

See why and how we work together on policy and systems change

IAPO Roadmap

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

Legislation that helps support parents’ choices in providing healthful beverages to their children

Past IAPO Advocacy Initiatives

Learn about previous IAPO policy and legislative initiatives.

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.

About Enhanced P.E. in Illinois

 Learn more about the journey to enhance P.E.

Enhanced P.E. Webinars

View recent and past recorded webinars IPHI has hosted on enhanced P.E.

P.E. Fact Sheets, Reports & Case Studies

Read the Enhance P.E. Task Force reports, case studies of enhanced P.E., and more!

Learn More & Connect

To learn more about IAPO, please contact Janna Simon, Program Director at 312-786-5365.

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