Thousands of LAUSD students, family members, employees, and community members were moved into action by Let’s Move Nation at the Los Angeles Unified School District’s 5K “Move It!” Fundraiser and Health Festival. The half-day event, which took place this past Saturday, kicked off with a 5k run/walk and concluded with the festival prominently featuring Let’s Move! as part of its Kids Zone
Today is Food Day! Food Day is about celebrating healthy, affordable sustainable food. As part of this nationwide observance we want to pass on to you these food tips so that you too can enjoy good food on food day in good health. Tip # 1: 7AM Start your day off right with a protein-rich breakfast – it jumpstarts your metabolism to burn calories and keeps you full longer. Tip # 2: 8AM Take the stress out of dinnertim
Food Day is an annual event which celebrates healthy, affordably priced and sustainable food. As part of the festivities taking place later this month, FAME will be hosting its own Food Day event in conjunction with its SoFresh Market on Saturday, October 26th. Our festive event will feature healthy cooking demonstrations from local chefs, kids’ activities, food samples from local restaurants, healthy snacks, music,
On Wednesday, October 9th, FAME and Let’s Move! partnered with the rails-to-trails organization in promoting daily physical activity at Ardella B. Tibby Elementary as part of International Walk to School Day. Schools throughout Los Angeles – and across the country – participated in the event at Tibby which is part of the Compton Unified School District. Members of FAME Corporations and the Let’s Move Nation team rall
In anticipation of FAME’s upcoming programs at Mar Vista Gardens, we partnered with The Boys & Girls Clubs to bring Let’s Move! and Champions for Change on-site for a Family Health Festival. On Saturday, October 5th, nearly one hundred children and their parents/caregivers turned out for this afternoon event promoting healthy eating and physical activity. Physical activities included hula-hooping contests with pr
On Saturday, September 14th Let’s Move Nation joined Happy Village for their LOVE SHARE 5K honoring the firefighters and the police officers who served our nation in remembrance of 9/11. This event also highlighted the importance of communities coming together in the fight against childhood obesity! Thank you Happy Village for allowing Let’s Move Nation to join you in this wonderful event! Check out the event photos
Let’s Move! is a campaign to end childhood obesity in the United States. The campaign was started by First Lady Michelle Obama. The initiative has the initially stated goal of “solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation so that children born today will reach adulthood at a healthy weight.” The campaign was announced on February 9, 2010 by the First Lady. She indicated the campaig
Sam Kass is Executive Director of Let’s Move! and Senior Policy Advisor on Nutrition for the White House. In this capacity, Sam leads the First Lady’s work to help America raise a healthier generation of kids and ensure that kids have the opportunity for the long, healthy lives they deserve. As Senior Policy Advisor on Nutrition he also advises on food and nutrition issues beyond Let’s Move! Sam helped First Lady Mic
On July 2013, the Center for Disease Control (CDC), released the following report on the health effects of childhood obesity. Let’s Move Nation is committed to the fight against childhood obesity and to raise a healthier generation. Partner us today and join our movement! Join Now
"The physical and emotional health of an entire generation and the economic health and security of our nation is at stake."First Lady Michelle Obama
"I’m personally so proud to see the students, parents, teachers, community leaders and private and public organizations involved in Let’s Move! come together with FAME to improve the health of our communities."Senator Dianne Fienstein
"This is what we dreamed of when the First Lady launched Let’s Move."Sam Kass
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