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We Can!™ in Action eNewsletters

The We Can! in Action eNewsletter highlights We Can! community events, partner collaboration, and overall program growth. Take a look at our most recent issues and subscribe today!


Winter 2008

  • Information about November 2007 We Can! media event, two regional trainings, and new We Can! materials.
  • We Can! Across the Country: Nearly 550 community sites and counting; international activities; and We Can! reaching communities through health conferences and events.
  • Partner Profile: H.J. Heinz Company; Delaware Physicians Care, Inc.; and National Black Nurses Association.
  • Community Spotlight: Bethel Community Learning Center in Birmingham, Alabama; the Moer Foundation in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Dear We Can!: Program staff answer a question about evaluating We Can! programs.
  • Energy balance tips for the winter season.


Fall 2007

  • Announcement of two We Can! regional trainings and new Parent Program materials.
  • We Can! Across the Country: Nearly 400 community sites and counting; Statewide outreach in Kentucky; First We Can! County in Armstrong, PA; Update on Gary, IN, activities.
  • Partner Profile: Host Hotels, Association of Children's Museums, Highmark Foundation, and Association of Junior Leagues International.
  • Community Spotlight: Boston Site Gets We Can! Into Public Schools; South Bend Serves as a Mentor to New Site in Columbus, IN.
  • Dear We Can!: First Dear We Can! letter in which program staff answer a question about getting We Can! into schools.
  • Energy balance tips for the fall season.

Summer 2007

  • Introduction of new We Can! resources and a recap of the We Can! regional trainings.
  • We Can! Across the Country: Over 300 community sites and counting; recent and upcoming NHLBI speaking engagements.
  • Community Spotlight: Cobb Public Health and Cobb County School District join the We Can! movement; Youth Fitness Center in Indiana Adds We Can! to its Program.
  • Web Site Spotlight: Update on the We Can! profile on LinkedIn.

Spring 2007

  • Introduction of We Can! City Program and regional training events.
  • We Can! Across the Country: Over 190 community sites and counting.
  • Partner Profile: Mutual of Omaha, Association of Children's Museums, and the American College of Sports Medicine.
  • Website Spotlight: Review of website changes including new promotional video and flash animations, revised sign-up process and form, and expanded "get involved" section.

Winter 2007

  • Summary of We Can! events and resources for the 2007.
  • Partner Profile: Peabody Energy, Wal-Mart, Mutual of Omaha, American Academy of Pediatrics, Action for Healthy Kids, and Nemours Foundation.
  • We Can! Across the Country: Over 140 community sites and counting, announcement of regional trainings, and 2007 Keep the Beat calendar.
  • Community Spotlights: Parents Program Participants Call for Family Night at the Track in Emmaus, PA; CHOICES in Kennesaw, GA, joins forces with We Can!; Tennessee Site Partners with Faith-Based Organization in Johnson City, TN.

Fall 2006

  • Summary of We Can! Rally and other Fall events.
  • We Can! Across the Country: 110 community sites and counting; 3rd matte article released; 2007 Keep the Beat calendar.
  • Partner Profile: American Academy of Family Physicians; National Latina Health Network; Alltel; Delphi; Winn Dixie; and Parenting magazine.
  • Community Spotlights: Governor's Award to Lane County Intensive Site Leader; Spreading We Can! throughout Kentucky.

Summer 2006

  • National We Can! Rally, October 6-7, 2006 .
  • We Can! Across the Country: 98 community sites and counting; Game On! The Ultimate Wellness Challenge.
  • Partner Profile: National Latina Health Network; Univision; Action for Healthy Kids; Nestlé Water North America.
  • Community Spotlights: North Mississippi Medical Center Conducts Media Outreach; Lane County, Oregon Families Dive into We Can!.

Spring 2006

  • We Can! Across the Country: 80 community sites and counting.
  • Partner Profile: Spirit of Women.
  • Community Spotlights: South Bend, Mayor's Office Partners with We Can!; Benton Partners Promote We Can! and Inform the Public.

Winter 2006

  • We Can! Across the County: 52 sites and counting
  • Partner Profile: Pennsylvania Advocates for Nutrition and Activity
  • Community Spotlights: Nevada Site Wins Grants for Youth PSAs,
    Parents Step Up to Boost Boston Program.

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A Parent's Handbook

Dear We Can! is a new feature. We Can! staff members answer your questions about the We Can! program.

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WeCan! Materials

We Can! offers a variety of resources and materials, including a community toolkit, parent handbook, posters, print ads, and wristbands.

Download We Can! materials here.