Meetings

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.

2024 Networking Events and Partner Meetings

To be announced soon


Previous Meetings

2023 Meetings

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Partner Meeting and Awards Ceremony
12:00 to 2:30pm
McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman Street, Raleigh, NC 27695

Celebrating Accomplishments of the Eat Smart, Move More NC movement.

This inaugural event will celebrate the work of you, the movement, both past and present, honoring those who initiated this work decades ago to those studying to enter the field now. The initial hour will consist of a welcoming session, followed by an opportunity for networking, and lunch will be provided. Then the awards ceremony will be held, recognizing the categories: Hall of Fame; Champion; Innovator; and Student.

Agenda
Flyer
Award Winners
Recording


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

Meeting Objectives:

  • 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.

Meeting Recording


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?

Slides

North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services State Action Plan for Eat Smart, Move More, NC

North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services State Action Plan for Nutrition Security 2023-2024


2022 Meetings

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. 

Recording
Slides
Jamboard Summary
Action Plan Worksheet

Tuesday, September 20, 2022  

Networking Event
Agenda

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Policy Efforts: An Eat Smart, Move More NC Virtual Partner Meeting

Agenda
Recording

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.


2021 Meetings

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Play and Move Everywhere: Creating Equitable Opportunities for Physical Activity

Agenda
Slides
Recording (Access code 9#uf%cy2)

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Food Security: Pandemic and Beyond

Agenda
Slides
Recording
Additional Resources

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.

Agenda
Slides
Recording


2020 Meetings

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.

Agenda
Slides
Recording

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Networking to Strengthen the Eat Smart, Move More NC Movement
Agenda
Slides
Summary

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Addressing Health Equity in North Carolina Communities
Agenda
Slides
Summary
Resources

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 – CANCELED

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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.


2019 Meetings

December 5, 2019
1:00-3:30 PM
J.C. Raulston Arboretum at NC State
Agenda
Slides

September 12, 2019
1:00-3:30 PM
J.C. Raulston Arboretum at NC State
Agenda
Slides

April 15, 2019
1:00-3:30 PM
McKimmon Conference and Training Center at NC State 
Agenda
Slides


Previous Meetings

Read highlights from the previous quarterly Eat Smart, Move More NC Leadership Team meetings here.