Grantees

Grantees

AASA, the School Superintendents Association

AASA, the School Superintendents Association, advocates for the highest quality public education for all students, and develops and supports school system leaders.

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Local Government Commission

The Local Government Commission (LGC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, membership organization comprised of about 500 mayors, city council members and county supervisors, primarily from California. Their mission is to assist local governments in establishing and nurturing the key elements of livable communities: a healthier human and natural environment; a more sustainable economy; an equitable society; and an actively engaged populace.

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National Association of County and City Health Officials

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is the nonprofit organization representing the approximately 2,860 local health departments (LHDs) nationwide.

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National Conference of State Legislators

The National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) is a bipartisan organization dedicated to serving the nation’s 7,382 state legislators and their staffs.

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U.S. Conference of Mayors

The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) is the official non-partisan organization of the nation’s approximately 1,300 cities with populations of 30,000 or more.

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Women In Government

Women In Government Foundation, Inc. (WIG) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that serves all of the 1,744 female state legislators across the country and provides educational resources, expert forums, networking and leadership opportunities.

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What Leaders are Saying

Absolutely, childhood obesity reduction should be a priority issue for mayors. It is becoming a real health epidemic and it’s something that leaders have to address. This is not just an obesity issue but a future-of-our-children issue.
Manuel "Manny" Diaz, former president, U.S. Conference of Mayors

Leadership for Healthy Communities is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation