Click Here to Download the 2014 Childhood Obesity Awareness Month Award Application
Nominations are now open for the 2014 Childhood Obesity Awareness Month Awards. The Healthy Jacksonville Childhood Obesity Prevention Coalition will honor individuals, including youth and organizations that go above and beyond the call of duty to create awareness about healthy living and promote substantial changes among peers and in the community, which ultimately lead to better health outcomes for all residents in Duval County. The application deadline is Friday, August 22, 2014. Click here to download the award application.
HJCOPC.org – the online resource for healthy and active kids in Duval County
Welcome to the Healthy Jacksonville Childhood Obesity Prevention Coalition (HJCOPC) website. This site is designed to serve as a resource for information related to childhood obesity prevention in Duval County and to share the work of HJCOPC and its member organizations who are working to create an active and healthy community for all children throughout Northeast Florida.
Creating Connections for Neighborhood Change
In Jacksonville neighborhoods, the Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities partnership is working directly with residents and youth to create healthy spaces to play and access fresh and healthy food. Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is helping dozens of communities across the country to reshape their environments to support healthy living and prevent childhood obesity.
Introducing the 2013 Stories From the Field Report
Introducing the 2013 Stories From the Field Report, a bi-annual report that illustrates the synergy fostered among community partners in efforts to combat childhood obesity in Duval County. In these pages, you’ll find the bright spots in the battle against childhood obesity; specific examples illustrate how we are
positively engaging families, educators, health professionals, community groups, policymakers and business leaders to make Duval County a healthy place for our children.