The American Council on Exercise features the San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative & COLCH: Promoting Physical Activity in Underserved Communities
Building Niños Campeones, Champion Kids, A partnership with COLCH and the San Diego County Obesity Initiative, Community Council
The Exercise Is Medicine® (EIM) Underserved and Community Health Committee seeks to identify strategies and resources to integrate physical activity assessment and promotion into health care settings, connecting underserved populations with community resources to help them become more physically active. The goals of this EIM committee are grounded in the efforts and dedication that community members are making at the grassroots level. The San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative (COI), a project of the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency facilitated by the University of California San Diego ACTRI Center for Community Health, provides a stellar example of such community-based efforts. Click here for the full story.