How can you fight Latino childhood obesity in your area?

See how these Salud Heroes are fighting Latino obesity…and learn how easy it is to be a Salud Hero, too!

Obesity threatens the health of Latino kids.

Growing Healthy Change brings you healthy changes happening in your community right now, and shows how to start your own change.

Find new policies, stories, and research to reduce Latino childhood obesity—like unlocking playgrounds after school—in your city, school, county, state, and nation.

Learn from our Salud Heroes how you can make a change, too.

Get started!

1. Find Changes

By Keyword

Recent Changes

Let’s Move Celebrates Its 5th Year With #GimmeFive Social Media Campaign

Have you been making healthier choices lately? It’s time to brag a little by showing others how you’re making a healthy … Read more

Poll Shows Voters in North Carolina Support Bringing Healthier Food into Corner Stores

When neighborhood grocery stores begin selling healthy food, Latino families tend to buy them. While studies show these efforts work, … Read more

Nevada Eliminates Junk Food Marketing in Schools

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Smart Snacks Nutrition Standards went into effect at the beginning of this school year, requiring … Read more

2. Learn to Create Change

What's Change?

Active Play

Find out what "change" really means and all the science behind it.
Learn more

Get help to Make a Change

Active Play

Use research, toolkits, and other elements to learn about healthy change.
Learn more

3. Be a Salud Hero

Making a Change?

Share Your Change

If you or someone you know is starting a change or already made a change, let us know.
We can write it up, possibly film it, and share it nationwide!
Share your story or alert us to a change