Lincoln Center event celebrating Johnson & Johnson Gateway to a Healthy Community

Features National Health Index maps showing prevalence of childhood obesity within Philadelphia at the zip code level

Johnson & Johnson: October 19, 2012

The October 23rd event held at JAZZ at Lincoln Center brought civic leaders, educators, healthcare innovators, media and industry representatives together to discuss innovative approaches to combating childhood obesity.

This creative event moderated by journalist Lisa Ling highlighted the successful implementation of the Gateway to a Healthy Community ™- Healthier Kids (GHC-HK) pilot program, a public-private partnership targeting childhood obesity in schools in Atlanta, Houston, Newark and Philadelphia.
The National Minority Quality Forum is pleased to be part of this initiative by providing detailed maps that define childhood obesity prevalence by race and gender for the pilot cities.  To learn more about this exciting initiative: Read More