Council on Women and Girls – Economy, Violence Awareness, and More‏

Friday, September 16, 2011 Weekly Women's Update Welcome to the Council on Women and Girls Weekly Highlights!   Greetings Everyone – This has been an extremely busy week here at The White House and around the country. One week after his speech to a joint session of Congress announcing the American Jobs Act, the President has sent this bill to Capitol Hill and has been traveling the country talking to Americans about what this would mean for job creation, if … [Read more...]

Let’s Move celebrates New Executive Director, Dr. Judith Palfrey!

September 9, 2011 This Week Happy September, and welcome back to school! Over the past few weeks, students have been heading back to school, and everyone here at Let’s Move! is excited to work with communities across the country to make this the healthiest school year yet! September is also Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Today, nearly 1 in 3 American children are overweight or obese. By taking action to address childhood obesity we can help today’s children reach their full … [Read more...]

Let's Move: Celebrate with us!

FEBRUARY 8, 2011 Partners including the professional soccer team, the Colorado Rapids, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Department of Education celebrate the one year anniversary of Let's Move! in Commerce City, Colorado, on February 5th, 2011. THIS WEEK Can you believe it? On February 9th, the First Lady will mark the one year anniversary of Let’s Move! At first the issue of solving the epidemic of childhood obesity seemed somewhat … [Read more...]

Let's Move – February 9th is the one-year anniversary of the launch of Let’s Move!

JANUARY 26, 2011 THIS WEEK Hello! In every speech the First Lady gives, she emphasizes that everyone has a role to play in solving the epidemic of childhood obesity. This past week was a great example of how different types of organizations, representing the public, private and nonprofit sectors, are stepping up and doing their part to end childhood obesity.  Adults and parents are also doing their part by finding creative ways to eat healthier foods and become more physically … [Read more...]

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