Coalition Unveils Plan to Eliminate Childhood Obesity in Dallas by 2020

In November 2011, United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and the Committee for the Improvement of Child Health, which was launched by the Dallas Regional Chamber, developed a coalition of more than 60 key organizations, community leaders and stakeholders in the region that are committed to improving children’s health. The group’s task was to collectively develop a strategy for fully engaging the community’s expertise and resources to eradicate childhood obesity in Dallas County by 2020.

The resulting plan, titled Charting the Course for a Healthy Future, along with discussion about necessary next steps for putting the plan into action, were presented during a forum at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital on October 30. Charting the Course summary

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Published on 01/03/2013