Dear Community Partners,
Obesity is a problem all segments of our community must address. As a proud sponsor of The Weight of the Nation™ documentary, our hope is that these films will prompt meaningful discussions and catalyze individuals, groups and communities to act. We are encouraged by the enthusiasm at our recent screening.
Looking for ways to take steps NOW for yourself, your family and/or your community? Here are a few ideas:

SPREAD THE WORD

Pledge for Progress to confront the obesity epidemic.
Like The Weight of the Nation on Facebook.

 

HOST A SCREENING

Get the free DVD screening kit and discussion guides.
To help employers, faith-based organizations, schools and others take action, check out the Get Engaged information on kp.org/weightofthenation that provides easy-to-use tools to support your efforts and stimulate change in your community.

FIND OTHERS WHO ARE WORKING ON THIS ISSUE

Link up with the many existing programs, organizations and people to learn, collaborate or co-host an event.

LEARN MORE ON KP.ORG.

Find out about specific things you can do today - as an individual, as a family, as an employer, as a community.

GET MOVING. GET INVOLVED.

SIGN UP for the Every Body Walk! program and add more activity to your day.
Local resources we love:
Soil Born Farms
The Health Education Council

We will be in touch again in the fall when a new series of films and programs for children will be launched.

Sincerely,
Patricia Rodriguez, RN, MPH
Senior VP/Area Manager, Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento
Ed Glavis
Senior VP/Area Manager, Kaiser Permanente Roseville

Ron Groepper
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Every step you take - no matter how big or small - will make a difference. Don't weight... thrive!

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THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION™ is a presentation of HBO and the Institute of Medicine (IOM), in association with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and in partnership with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Kaiser Permanente.
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