Building Blocks for a Healthy Future Infographic

Supporting kids and their families in the early years is critical—our future as a nation depends on it.

April 8, 2016

Every child in America should have the opportunity to develop socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively to the best of his or her ability.

A critical part of building a Culture of Health is supporting the building blocks for a healthy start in life—social-emotional learning and healthy weight—that give kids everywhere the opportunity to live the healthiest life they can. This requires greater collaboration among parents, educators, business leaders, government officials, health care professionals, and nonprofits to create nurturing, healthy environments that support the whole child.

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By addressing the needs of the whole child—physical, social, and emotional—adults can give children in their lives the building blocks for lifelong health and success.

Kristin Schubert, Program Director

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