What is the Choices Community of Practice?
The purpose of the CHOICES Community of Practice is to provide an online platform that serves as a resource center for organizations and individuals to learn how cost-effectiveness concepts can advance efforts to support healthy eating and active living in their state, county, and/or city.
Who Should Join?
The CHOICES Community of Practice is comprised of individuals working in the United States whose work focuses on obesity prevention, healthy eating, active living in organizations such as: state and local health agencies (for example: chronic disease directors), organizations that partner with state and local health agencies and facilitate nutrition and physical activity initiatives for young children, government relations organizations, public health interest groups, academic institutions, and quality improvement/accreditation organizations.
What are the Benefits of Joining?
Joining the CHOICES Community of Practice will provide you with an opportunity to access tools and resources to help you build upon the work you’re doing to promote healthy weight in your community, work with the CHOICES team as part of future funding opportunities, meet and connect with other members of the CoP, and more!
Interested in joining?
Interested in becoming a member of the CHOICES Community of Practice? Fill out our form so we can learn more about you!
Want to Explore Best Value for Money Strategies to Reduce Childhood Obesity?
Visit the CHOICES Childhood Obesity National Action Kit to explore and compare best value for money strategies aimed at reducing childhood obesity.
Where Has CHOICES Been Working?
Check out the CHOICES Map to see where we’ve been working throughout the United States to help kids grow up at a healthy weight and address childhood obesity.
About the Developers of the CHOICES Community of Practice Online Portal
The CHOICES Community of Practice online portal was developed specifically by Dr. Michael Long, Jenny Reiner, Amy Bolton, and Molly Knox – under the leadership of Dr. Angie Cradock and Dr. Steven Gortmaker – and in partnership with the team at Ben Freda Consulting. The JPB Foundation provided funding for the development of the CHOICES Community of Practice online portal.