June 23 Chicago Conference on Obesity and the Built Environment

June 23 Chicago Conference on Obesity and the Built Environment


The Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children [CLOCC] presents its first conference, "From the Ground Up: Improving Chicago's Physical Activity and Nutrition Environments" on Wednesday, June 23 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Spertus Institute at 618 S. Michigan Ave. in Chicago. This accessible one-day conference is an ideal opportunity for policymakers and urban planners to confront the obesity epidemic from both physical planning and policy angles. National and local experts will explore community-level barriers to good nutrition and physical activity, putting Chicago's recent efforts into a national context. Please register now and plan to attend!

**Registration deadline is June 14!** Registration form and meeting agenda are available at WWW.CLOCC.NET , or by contacting Chris Young, Project Coordinator at 773-327-9548. Lunch will be provided.

Please pass this on to anyone working on planning, zoning, urban development, and built environment issues that you feel might also be interested in attending. Also, please add this information to any appropriate listservs and calendar listings.

Related Link: Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC)

For more information contact:

Chris Young
2300 Children's Plaza, #157
IL 60614

Phone: 773-327-9548
Email: [email protected]

Posted June 3, 2004

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