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Blueprint for Accelerating Progress in Childhood Obesity Prevention in Chicago: The Next Decade
The blueprint is a set of recommendations to accelerate progress in childhood obesity prevention in Chicago over the next ten years.

5-4-3-2-1 Go!
5-4-3-2-1 Go! is CLOCC's public education message. Find out more about it and download resources.

Healthy Teacher Network
The Healthy Teacher Network is a group of teachers from across Chicago learning how to promote healthy eating and physical activity in their classroom and school from professionals in the field.

Interest Groups
Our new Interest Groups are a place to meet with other consortium participants around specific topic areas in a small and focused context.

Creating Healthy School Environments Fact Sheets
Information on promoting healthy fundraisers and celebrations, nutrition education, physical activity and physical education, safe routes to school, and food in schools.

Healthy Places
Healthy Places was a joint initiative between the Chicago Department of Public Health and CLOCC, focusing on policy, systems, and environmental change in the city.

Breastfeeding Toolkit
CLOCC is working with clinicians to promote and support breastfeeding. Here is a toolkit to assist healthcare providers in optimally supporting breastfeeding mothers.

Grant Writing Guide: Grant-Writing Made Easier
This grant writing guide was designed to help organizations who are interested in securing additional
funding for healthy lifestyle/obesity prevention promotion. It focuses on developing skills necessary to better understand the relationship between a funder and the grant recipient and provides tools to help describe
the organization and programs from a funder’s point of view.

Neighborhood Walkability Assessment Tool
The Neighborhood Walkability Assessment Tool is designed to guide residents of a neighborhood as they gather information about walkabilty and safety in their communities. It assesses both the pros and cons of safe walkability and provides action steps that will help residents address barriers in their neighborhoods. For more information, contact Hope Barrett at  

Accelerometer Library
An accelerometer is a small device used for measuring activity levels, activity patterns, and caloric expenditure of the person wearing it. CLOCC has 85 of them to lend to our partners for research purposes.

Healthy Early Childhood Toolkit
Resources that have been identified by the Early Childhood Working Group for early childhood providers and teachers.

Resource Materials
Downloadable materials that focus on prevention and management of childhood obesity.

Keynote Presentations
Presentations by national speakers on issues around obesity prevention that were given at CLOCC Quarterly Meetings.

Presentations on Local Programs and Initiatives
Presentations at CLOCC Quarterly Meetings that highlighted projects and programs around Chicago.

Discover some of the best nutrition, physical activity, and healthy lifestyle information on the web.


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CLOCC: Taking on childhood obesity in Chicago