The San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative is a multi-sector coalition with the mission of reducing and preventing childhood obesity by advancing policy, systems, and environmental change through collective impact.
We envision healthy eating and active living resulting in optimal health and wellness for all children and families in the San Diego region.
The San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative uses a collective impact model to: coordinate and sustain county-wide efforts to prevent and reduce childhood obesity;provide leadership and vision; create, support, and mobilize partnerships; provide outreach, advocacy, and education;and assess and report on progress toward county-wide goals.
Increase access to healthful foods and beverages in a culturally-appropriate manner.
Increase opportunities for safe physical activity in an inclusive and culturally-appropriate manner.
Create and improve the social, economic, service, and built environments that support healthy eating and active living.