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Alexandria Childhood Obesity Action Network

Joined in March 2012

About Us

The Alexandria Childhood Obesity Action Network is working to address the growing obesity epidemic among children, ages 2-5, through policy and community change. We recognize that if families do not feel safe going to a neighborhood playground, cannot buy fresh fruits and vegetables at a nearby grocery store, or sufficiently obtain them through food assistance programs then it will be difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Our mission is to make the healthy choice, the easy choice.

The Alexandria Childhood Obesity Action Network is working to address the growing obesity epidemic among children, ages 2-5, through policy and community change. We recognize that if families do not feel safe going to a neighborhood…

Issue Areas Include

  • Civic Engagement
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Family
  • Health & Medicine
  • Volunteering

Location

  • 4480 King Street
    Alexandria, VA 22301

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