childhood obesity prevention 


The New Jersey YMCA State Alliance is a statewide leader in childhood obesity prevention.   Learn more about our statewide initiatives below:


New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids is a statewide program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundations, with technical assistance and direction provided by the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance.  Learn more.


Healthy U uses the CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Child Health) curriculum in the preschool, afterschool and elementary school settings.  Healthy U is a grant-funded program of The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey.   Learn more.


As a partner in the fight against childhood obesity, the New Jersey YMCA State Alliance supports in their efforts to connect, organize, and lead those involved in the movement.   

Join the Movement.  Sign up as a leader in the movement on .

View a Map of the Childhood Obesity Prevention Movement.

View Obesity Statistics.










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