E.A.T.: Educating America's Teachers to Lead the Fight Against Obesity
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)
New York City's first health and wellness conference designed by educators, for educators.
Presented by the Healthy Teachers Program and in partnership with the Whole Kids Foundation, FoodFight presents, E.A.T.: Educating America's Teachers to Lead the Fight Against Obesity. Graciously hosted by Montefiore Medical Center.
This conference will offer an opportunity for over 200 educators to band together to learn from leading experts in the fields of health, nutrition, food politics, sustainability and school food reform.
Arm yourself with the tools necessary to take control of your own health and act as a role model for your students and a change agent within your school.
Featuring: Dr. Robert Lustig, Author of Fat Chance; Dr. David Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, Yale University School of Medicine; Peter Lerner, Natural Resources Defense Council
Come learn, share, and harness the power to change the culture around food in your schools, combat the obesity epidemic, and transform the food system!
Enjoy a healthy lunch, snacks and chances to win one on one health coaching for six months, cooking kits for your school, and more prizes...
Stay tuned for announcements of additional speakers and the final conference schedule.
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Founded by two former NYC public school teachers, FoodFight is an educational non-profit working to revolutionize the way students and teachers eat and think about food.