Eat Smart, Move More NC Meetings
Eat Smart, Move More NC meetings are held three times a year. All Eat Smart, Move More NC members are invited to attend the meetings.
2023 Networking Events and Partner Meetings
Thursday, September 28, 2023
Connecting Students, Colleges, and Community PartnersA Spotlight on Student Involvement and Engagement and Their Critical Role in Community-Based Nutrition and Physical Activity Projects
Virtual Partner Meeting from 1pm – 2:30pm
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Format: This virtual meeting will highlight successful school/student/community partnerships through a panel discussion with Q&A. There will also be time for students and schools to make connections with our partners.
- Spotlight the connection between students and community organizations;
- Show the value of students gaining experience in the field;
- Show how college program leads can facilitate a relationship between students and community partners;
- Encourage networking between students, colleges, and community organizations; and
- Highlight community roles that nutrition and fitness students can pursue.
Thursday, March 23, 2023
First In-Person Partner Meeting of 2023
Speaker, Madhu Vulimiri, NC DHHS, Deputy Director, Division of Child and Family Well-Being discussed the NCDHHS Vision and Structure: Where are We Headed?
Thursday, November 17, 2022
Partner Meeting: “Weighty” Matters: Inclusive & Compassionate Approaches to Whole Person, Whole Community Health
Current weight-focused efforts within our communities and settings (healthcare, schools, media, etc.) may be contributing to weight bias and stigma which can cause harm. This webinar will highlight these practices and share evidence-based principles and resources on using a weight-inclusive and compassionate lens. Webinar participants will have time to share their own learning and experiences with others.
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Policy Efforts: An Eat Smart, Move More NC Virtual Partner Meeting
Thursday, March 31, 2022
Connecting the Dots: An Eat Smart, Move More NC Virtual Networking Event
Partners in the Eat Smart, Move More North Carolina movement include individuals in various sectors who work or volunteer in education, healthcare, business, media, community organizations, and more. Come hear about what others are doing, and share about your efforts as well. Learn who is who, and put names with faces. Share ideas, share questions, and enjoy being with others who are doing this valuable work. As partners in the Eat Smart, Move More NC movement, we look to North Carolina’s Plan to Address Overweight and Obesity for evidence-based strategies.
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Play and Move Everywhere: Creating Equitable Opportunities for Physical Activity
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Food Security: Pandemic and Beyond
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Stress Management as a Core Behavior for Optimal Health
Managing stress is a core behavior in North Carolina’s Plan to Address Overweight and Obesity. Access the resources below to learn more about the importance of stress management form Dr. Cheryl Giscombe, the Melissa and Harry LeVine Family Professor of Quality of Life with the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Sleep as a Core Behavior for Optimal Health
Getting enough sleep is a core behavior in North Carolina’s Plan to Address Overweight and Obesity. Access the resources below to learn more about the importance of sleep quality and quantity from Dr. David Collier, Professor of Pediatrics and Health Disparities, and Director of the Pediatric Healthy Weight Research and Treatment Center at East Carolina University.
Thursday, October 22, 2020
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 – CANCELED
Further details, including links to connect to these live meetings and the agendas, will be shared via the Eat Smart, Move More NC e-newsletter and website prior to the meetings.
Read highlights from the previous quarterly Eat Smart, Move More NC Leadership Team meetings here.