Our vision is to forge a broad based movement led by the communities most affected that will address the root causes of childhood obesity in bold, creative – and effective ways.
This is why CCHE:
- makes investments in the communities that most need it;
- builds sustainable grassroots infrastructure that will continue to work for health equity beyond this initiative;
focuses on the structural change needed to create healthier communities rather than getting stuck on individual blame and cultural scapegoating;
- takes into account the culture, language, geography and historical contexts of the communities where we work; and
- makes community organizing central so that residents are involved in the political processes that affect their lives.