Watch LIFT - Levántate and our Rethink Your Drink public health work on ABC7 news: http://ow.ly/bLYJ5
LIFT - Levántate was initially founded to address the most challenging health and wellness issues confronting families in lower socioeconomic communities in our country.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics the most effective programs for the prevention of obesity teach participants self-regulation and impulse control, decision-making skills, social competence and encourages the reduction of sedentary behaviors. Children enrolled in our programs will demonstrate positive changes in their food choices, patterns of television viewing and overall activity levels. Successful programs for the prevention of childhood obesity focus on individual-level behavior changes and the transition from external behavior motivators to internal ones.
LIFT/Levantate issues this Call for Nominees to further develop our Board of Directors and to fulfillour commitment to an inclusive and diverse community of leaders.