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What's We Can!?

We Can!™ Resources for Partners

Preventing the rise of overweight and obesity in our nation's youth requires support and resources from various organizations and initiatives. The following links provide tools to help you promote and disseminate We Can! materials and messages.

We Can! partners receive a Partner Toolkit that includes an array of background and template materials to help organizations and corporations develop preventive strategies and outreach efforts. The toolkit includes the following materials:

We Can! has developed a variety of materials that describe and promote the benefical elements of the We Can! program:

  • We Can! Fact Sheet: A 2-page overview of We Can!, including background information, materials and resources, and information on joining the We Can! movement. Download the fact sheet.
  • We Can! Community Site Sign-Up Form: A printable version of the sign-up form that can be faxed to the NHLBI Information Center at (240) 629-3246.
  • Video: An 8-minute video called We Can! And You Can Too! that highlights the program and the importance of preventing overweight and obesity for families.
  • Animation: A 60-second animation that explains the essence of the program to others within your organization and members of your community. View the We Can! Animation.
  • Partner Presentation: A PowerPoint presentation that explains the program to others within your organization and members of your community. Download the presentation: HTML | MS PowerPoint (3.11MB) | PDF (1.72MB)
  • Strategy Development Workshop Report: This report presents additional background information about We Can! and how it developed from the Healthy Weight Community Outreach Initiative. Read the report.

View a complete list of We Can! National Partners

View a complete list of We Can! Corporate Partners

Find out how your organization can get involved in We Can!


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