Coalition Unveils Plan to Eliminate Childhood Obesity in Dallas by 2020
Posted on 01/03/2013

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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