Childhood Obesity Resources

Valley Vision
The Regional Food Systems Collaborative/To strengthen the capacity of the Sacramento Region Food System Collaborative (FSC) to effect policy and systems change that will reduce health disparities in underserved communities in the Sacramento region.

Soil Born Farms
Healthy Food for All/To create systems level mechanisms and an environment that supports more local food consumption and healthy food education for South Sacramento residents.

Pesticide Watch Education Fund
The California Food Project/To strengthen the capacity of residents, youth and community organizations in South Sacramento to advocate for greater access to locally grown, healthy food.   Neighborhoods currently targeted include Oak Park (which also includes Lawrence Park), Fruitridge Manor, The Avenues, North City Farms, & Colonial Heights.

Fresh Producers
To provide young people in South Sacramento with professional work experience while fostering healthy food environments by creating youth-run businesses that deliver fresh fruits and vegetables to the South Sacramento Building Healthy Communities target area.

Neighbor Works
Strengthening the Healthy Food Movement in Oak Park and Improving the Health of Oak Park residents through expanding and further developing the Oak Park Farmers Market and Oak Park Crop Swap and by supporting other partners through the Oak Park Food Collaborative.

Ubuntu Green
To strengthen the capacity of residents and youth in South Sacramento to advocate for health promoting land use, transportation and community development policies. Current plans are to work in the following neighborhoods: North Oak Park, Central Oak Park, South Oak Park, Tahoe Park, Fruitridge Manor, Avondale-Glenn Elder, the Avenues and North and South Farms.

Sacramento City Unified School District
In an effort to reduce childhood obesity rates, SCUSD will collaborate with the Sacramento Kings and The California Endowment to communicate and educate students, their family members and the community on the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle through physical activity and eating healthy foods.

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