Let’s Move! Goes to Mississippi

Today the First Lady is traveling to Jackson, Mississippi for the recently launched Let’s Move! Campaign – an initiative to end childhood obesity with a focus on promoting healthy eating, nutrition education and physical activity in schools. In February, the President signed a Memorandum establishing a task force to address the issue and last month Mrs. Obama visited Philadelphia to take on food deserts. In Mississippi she’ll visit a couple of local schools and check out a trail that’s part of the state-wide initiative Let’s Go Walkin’ Mississippi to encourage physical exercise. We’ll be following the First Lady every step of the way and sending updates throughout the day on Facebook.

Visit Facebook.com/WhiteHouse for updates from the road.

Related Topics: Healthy Kids, Mississippi