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CANFIT's innovative work improves food and fitness policies and practices for low income communities of color.

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News Story - CANFIT's 20th Anniversary

20 YEARS & COUNTING!

Since 1993, CANFIT has been at the heart of the movement to improve healthy eating and physical activity environments for adolescents in low income communities and communities of color. From grassroots to government, we work with community-based and youth-serving organizations to identify local solutions and support the development of culturally competent policy and practices.

At CANFIT, we meet people where they are. We understand youth culture and know how to bring healthy eating and physical activity into the lives of young people. We offer hands-on, culturally resonant technical assistance tailored to meet community needs.

What’s CANFIT Currently Doing?

  • Check out CANFIT’s latest Capability Statement.

  • National Youth Engagement Technical Assistance Provider - CANFIT is serving as the Youth Engagement Lead for communities as part of the National Food and Fitness Program of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. These communities include Oakland, Boston, Holyoke, New York, Detroit, and Northeast Iowa.

  • Learn about our new MO Youth e-Advocates Project helping youth leaders learn how to e-advocate for changes in their nutrition and physical activity environment using online tools and social media.
  • Looking to Improve Health in Your Program or Organization ? Try one of our Nutrition & Physical Activity workshops geared towards youth, after school staff, parents and/or community members.
  • Need Nutrition/PA Materials in Spanish? Visit CANFIT En Espanol!