Health & Wellness Resources

Out of school time programs support health in many different ways by providing access to nutritious foods, promoting lifelong healthy habits, and keeping students physically fit. Access the resource pages below for promising practices, resource libraries, data and research, free curriculum ideas and so much more!

Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Works with schools, youth-serving organizations, businesses, and communities to empower kids to develop lifelong healthy habits by ensuring the environments that surround them provide and promote good health.

California Healthy Kids Resource Center
Provides assistance to school districts and county offices of education as a source of comprehensive information about health-related research and instructional materials to support effective programs for students.

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.