Building on the success of the original The Weight of the Nation™ Screening to Action: Quickstart Guide, a new youth focused The Weight of the Nation for Kids™Screening to Action: Quickstart Guide is in production and coming soon!
The Weight of the Nation™, a national public health campaign focused on the obesity epidemic in the United States, premiered in spring 2012 with the airing of a documentary film series produced by HBO Documentary Films.
As part of continued efforts at promoting a national conversation about obesity, Kaiser Permanente is sponsoring the launch of a three-part film series The Weight of the Nation for Kids™ focused on youth. Each film spotlights youth who are taking initiative to change the food and physical activity environments in their community as a way to combat the growing obesity epidemic.
The new The Weight of the Nation for Kids™Screening to Action: Quickstart Guide is being created to spark community action to address youth and childhood obesity within a school-based setting or with other youth serving organizations. Watch for the release of the fantastic new resource coming soon.
Until then, learn more about how The Weight of the Nation™ adult guide is currently being used to spark community action around the nation.