Nutrition and Physical Activity Resources

State resource

California Project LEAN (Leaders Encouraging Activity and Nutrition)

California Project LEAN (Leaders Encouraging Activity and Nutrition) (CPL) is a joint program of the California Department of Public Health and the Public Health Institute focusing on youth empowerment, policy and environmental change strategies, and community-based solutions. CPL’s mission is to increase healthy eating and physical activity to reduce the prevalence of obesity and chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, stroke, osteoporosis, and diabetes.

State resource

California Food Policy Advocates

California Food Policy Advocates is a statewide public policy and advocacy organization dedicated to improving the health and well being of low-income Californians by increasing their access to nutritious and affordable food.

California Food Policy Advocates works to educate the public regarding youth food insecurity and connect after school and summer programs to summer food options.