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Posted byon February 9, 2012 at 12:15 PM EDT
Let’s Move! in Indian Country brings together federal agencies, local communities, nonprofits, corporate partners, and tribes to end the epidemic of childhood obesity in Indian Country within a generation by creating a healthy start on life for children; ensuring families access to healthy, affordable, traditional foods; and increasing opportunities for physical activity.
Posted byon February 8, 2012 at 1:45 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama is going on the road to celebrate the second anniversary of the initiative. She will meet with some of the many Americans who have embraced the principles of Let's Move! and are making a difference in the lives of our children.
Posted byon January 25, 2012 at 5:23 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack introduced new USDA standards that will lead to more fruit and vegetables and less fat in meals served in cafeterias across the country
Posted byon January 3, 2012 at 3:12 PM EDT
Alexia Kelley, Deputy Director of The White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, describes the successes of Let's Move Faith and Communities in 2011 and looks ahead to 2012.
Posted byon December 13, 2011 at 4:24 PM EDT
A look back at the signing of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act on December 13, 2010.
Posted byon December 5, 2011 at 6:46 PM EDT
On December 2, 2011, following the 2011 White House Tribal Nations Conference, President Obama met with a small and regionally diverse group of tribal leaders from across Indian Country.
Posted byon December 5, 2011 at 5:00 PM EDT
Sixteen-year-old Naomi Shah shares how she became a finalist winner in Google's Inaugural Global Science Fair and discusses the importance of clean air in ensuring human health.
Posted byon December 5, 2011 at 10:00 AM EDT
Jason Gagnon of Choicelunch believes the Bridge to Work provision will be a great benefit to both employers and prospective employees
Posted byon November 30, 2011 at 4:07 PM EDT
First Lady Michelle Obama speaks about how ending the sedentary lifestyle of today's kids will help them become more healthy.
Posted byon November 16, 2011 at 4:13 PM EDT
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius marks the 36th Great American Smokeout with a live web chat to discuss strategies to quit smoking as well as what the Obama Administration is doing to stop kids from using tobacco before they start.