Policy and Advocacy

Related Resources

Browse our library of materials and external links related to childhood obesity as it relates to policy and advocacy.

Please note that, while some of these materials are available for immediate download, there may be some secure items for which you must request access.

CHESS Summit Report

Report on the May 2008 CHESS Summit.

Related Interest Group(s): Policy and Advocacy

Chicago Police Department Website

https://portal.chicagopolice.org/portal/page/portal/ClearPath

The CPD website is designed to provide general information about the Chicago Police Department and the Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy (CAPS). You will also find information on how you can make your neighborhood a safer, more enjoyable place to live.

Related Interest Group(s): Physical Activity, Schools, Policy and Advocacy

Related Topics: Safe Streets

CLOCC 2016-2020 Policy Agenda

The CLOCC Policy Agenda was announced on September 16, 2015, following a participatory process with CLOCC partners, External Advisory Board and Executive Committee members, and CLOCC staff.

Related Interest Group(s): Policy and Advocacy

Related Topics: General Resources

Compendium of Evidence-Based Policy and Environmental Change Strategies

Related Interest Group(s): Policy and Advocacy

Find your Alderman, Representative, Beat/CAPS meeting, etc.

http://chicago.legistar.com/People.aspx

Related Interest Group(s): Physical Activity, Policy and Advocacy

Related Topics: Walkability

Healthy Local Food Incentives Fund HB 6027 Fact Sheet

The proposal calls for a $1M state investment to create a Healthy Local Food Incentives Fund. The Fund will support “Double Value Coupon Programs,” creating affordable access to healthy food at farmers markets and other direct producer-to-consumer venues for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients. This has the potential to reach 2 million SNAP users.

 

Related Interest Group(s): Policy and Advocacy

Related Topics: Food Access

Healthy Local Food Incentives Fund HB6017 2016 Fact Sheet

Related Interest Group(s): Policy and Advocacy

Related Topics: Food Access

Illinois Witness Slip Procedures

In the State of Illinois, our House and Senate provide an online venue for citizens over the age of 13 to participate in the legislative process by filing witness slips online. To file a witness slip and record your support or opposition for a piece of legislation, review the steps in this document.

Related Interest Group(s): Policy and Advocacy

Organizations That Participated in Consensus Agenda

A list of organizations involved in the 2004-2005 Consensus Agenda process.

Related Interest Group(s): Policy and Advocacy

Policy Agenda

The policy agenda contains a list of CLOCC policy priorities from 2011 to 2015.

Related Interest Group(s): Policy and Advocacy

Related Topics: General Resources

Serve Chicago Kids Better Fact Sheet

Improving the nutritional standards of restaurant kids’ meals can go a long way to improving children’s diets and cultivating healthy eating behaviors.

 

Related Interest Group(s): Food and Beverage, Early Childhood, Health Education, Policy and Advocacy

Related Topics: General Resources, National Resources