OPPORTUNITY: The group that does the best job of analyzing the legislation, determining best practices and making a specific recommendation for Chicago and/or the suburban metro area will be invited to host a webinar conveying this information to our partners on our behalf.
ORGANIZATION: Illinois Public Health Institute
CONTACT: Jess Lynch, Jessica.Lynch@iphionline.org, 312-850-4744
DESCRIPTION: Illinois Public
Health Institute (IPHI) works through partnerships to promote prevention and
improve public health systems that maximize health, health equity, and quality
of life for the people of Illinois. IPHI convenes the Illinois Alliance to
Prevent Obesity (IAPO) which has workgroups that address a range of obesity
prevention topics, with a focus on policy, systems and environmental
change. This team-based challenge will
focus on one of the priority issues for IAPO’s Local Food Systems workgroup.