Health Promotion and Public Education

Health Promotion and Public Education Interest Group

Staff Liaison: Elizabeth Gonzalez

The Health Promotion and Public Education Interest Group is a network for those engaged in health promotion for childhood obesity prevention in clinics, classrooms, or any community setting. Our goal is to create a space for professionals to share best practices, develop skills in health promotion, and to work collectively to promote evidence-based health education approaches.

Upcoming Events

April 19, 2017, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

5-4-3-2-1 Go! Training

Join us on Wednesday, March 23, for this opportunity54321.R.2_280
to discover 5-4-3-2-1 Go!®, CLOCC’s public education message containing recommendations for children and families to promote a healthy lifestyle. Developed in 2004 and launched as a mass-media campaign in 2009, 5-4-3-2-1 Go! has reached millions of individuals in communities throughout Chicago and beyond.

This free training will include:

  • Background information on the issue of childhood obesity 
  • Information about the creation and dissemination of 5-4-3-2-1 Go!
  • Strategies for incorporating the message in your programming
  • Opportunities for brainstorming and sharing ideas with colleagues and other community-based organizations

Gads Hill Center is located arround the corner from the Damen Pink Line Stop. Free parking is available throughout the neighborhood (watch for signs!) and metered parking is available on Damen.

Healthy snacks will be provided. 

Contact Elizabeth Gonzalez with questions at

Location: 1919 W. Cullerton St., Chicago, IL

Community event? Yes

Related interest group(s): Health Education

For more information call 312-227-7100 or visit event web site.