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Welcome to We Can!

We Can!™ or "Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition" is a national program designed for families and communities to help children maintain a healthy weight. The program focuses on three important behaviors: improved food choices, increased physical activity and reduced screen time. Read more about the program.

We Can! provides families and communities just like yours with helpful resources that you can start using today to help prevent childhood overweight. Learn how your family can start living more healthfully today.

A variety of organizations have joined We Can! and are making a difference in the lives of families across the country. So far, more than 965 communities have joined We Can! Discover more about We Can! sites.


Read the latest news stories and information about We Can! community sites and partners.

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Make smart food choices and stay physically active. Discover simple ways you can help your family adopt healthy habits.

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We Can! involves families, schools, communities, organizations, and many other partners. Learn how you can join the We Can! movement!

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Become a We Can Site Today

More than 965 community sites have joined We Can! Sign up today.

Introducing new online activity forms. Now We Can! sites can easily report the details of their programs and community events.

Report your community site's activities online today!

Get We Can Program Materials

We Can! logo and brand guidelines outline proper usage.

Read this important information.

We Can! offers a variety of resources and materials for parents, communities, partners, and health professionals. Learn more.

We Can! Spotlight

Download the new U R What U Eat flier.

This colorful 2-page handout about nutritious foods was developed by Action
for Healthy Kids, a We Can! national partner.

It presents Go, Slow, and Whoa Foods in a colorful and attractive design.


We Can!™ is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.