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The Weight of the Nation Documentary
The Weight of the Nation Documentary is a four-part documentary series, each featuring case studies, interviews with the nation’s leading experts, and individuals and their families struggling with obesity.
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Lots to Lose How America’s Health and Obesity Crisis Threatens our Economic Future
Bipartisan Policy Center, Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative, June 2012This report “calls on the public and private sectors to collaborate in creating healthy families, schools, workplaces and communities, focusing on existing best practices that can be implemented on a large scale to broaden their impact and help scale back obesity in the U.S.“


Active Living Storybank
The Active Living Storybank is a searchable database of projects, programs and initiatives around the country promoting health through changes in the built environment.
Healthy Eating Resource Guide:
This resource guide provides a listing of programs, organizations, tools and presentations intended to support increasing healthy eating via community design.

Mapping Tools

Mapping Resource Guide
This resource guide provides a list of free mapping tools to show walkability, obesity’s growth over time, social inequity, crime hotspots or personal history.


Healthy Kids Hub
The Hub connects out-of-school-time program staff and volunteers with educational materials, products, and services to help them implement programs that promote healthy environments where children live, learn, and play.
Together Counts
Together Counts provides access to resources for schools, families and communities o inspire active and healthy living.
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Advocacy resources

The Convergence Partnership
The Partnership aims to strengthen and accelerate multi-field, equity-focused efforts among practitioners, policy makers, funders, and advocates and create environments that support healthy eating and active living.
Economic Research Service
Information and resources on a variety of issues influencing health, including the farm bill, and food accessibility.
Healthy Eating Research
Links to research on environmental and policy strategies to promote healthy eating among children
Leadership for Healthy Communities Pcortal
This portal provides access to tools and materials that educate and engage diverse policy-makers to promote greater opportunities for people to eat healthy foods and be physically active within their communities