Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities,

a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), is helping dozens of communities across the country to reshape their environments to support healthy living and prevent childhood obesity.

  • Growing a MovementHKHC helped 49 partnerships support healthy eating, active living and childhood obesity prevention activities. Read what emerged from this endeavor focused on reversing the childhood obesity epidemic in Growing a Movement.



  • With our region-wide network of strong community leaders, I see vast potential for improvement in the health of all people in the Valley.
    Genoveva Islas-Hooker, HKHC Project Director
  • Like the place where he lives, Ray Sharp’s story is one of endurance, determination and adaptability. A story that involves a complete identity shift, but never a loss of identity. Learn more in our latest profile.