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April - June 2012 - Obesity


Celebrating 40 Years of Title IX: Getting Girls & Women in the Game!

Let's Move!, Obesity, Title IX | June, 21 2012

By: Billie Jean King, Council Member, PCFSN

When I was growing up in Long Beach, California in the 1940s and '50s, it never occurred to me that I would not be treated equal to my brother, Randy Moffitt, and would not have the same opportunities as boys to succeed. When I was 12 years old, I promised myself that I would commit my life to fighting for equal rights and opportunities for men and women, boys and girls.

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Get Moving for National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, Obesity, PALA, Physical Activity | May, 1 2012

By: Drew Brees, Co-Chair, PCFSN and Dominique Dawes, Co-Chair, PCFSN

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month is the perfect time for children and families to get outside and play together! You don't have to do back flips in the Olympics or throw a football 40 yards down the field to be active and break a sweat. Whether you ride your bike to work or school or chase after your dog in the park, physical activity can be fun and it helps you feel good too.

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