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Request a Speaker

The Speakers Bureau is a directory of content experts that have been identified by the Initiative as individuals who are leaders in their field, who support policy and environmental change as a way to prevent obesity and overweight, and who are knowledgeable about the Initiative and its activities.

Speakers Bureau participants are available to respond to media inquiries and speaking engagement requests.

The Speakers Bureau includes speakers on the following topics:

  • Breastfeeding and lactation policies
  • Building healthy faith communities
  • Business case for wellness
  • Business practices that support community health
  • Community advocacy
  • Community gardens/garden policy
  • Empowering community residents to advocate for change
  • Environmental and policy change related to obesity prevention
  • Farm to school/preschool programs
  • Farmers’ markets
  • General plan development
  • Healthy school fundraising
  • Healthy workplace environments
  • Hunger/food insecurity
  • Joint use policies
  • Land use planning
  • Nutrition policies in early childhood settings
  • Obesity prevention
  • Obesity treatment
  • Oral health
  • Physical activity in early childhood settings
  • Physical activity in schools
  • Public health role in climate change
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Regional food systems policies
  • Role of media in obesity prevention
  • Safe routes to school
  • School gardens
  • School nutrition
  • The stigma of obesity
  • Transportation planning
  • Walk-able and bike-able communities
  • Wellness policies
  • Worksite wellness
  • Youth engagement