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What is the MO Project contest?

MO Project is a contest about a movement. Affordable, healthy food and safe & accessible areas for physical activity are scarce in many places. That's why California is building a movement and we want to hear from the youth! With funding from the California Endowment and Kaiser Permanente (Southern CA), CANFIT produced MO Project- a statewide online media contest for youth ages 13 - 18 who want to make a difference. Youth made videos, posters or spoken word pieces about what they wanted MOre of to improve the health of their community (i.e. change your school or after school food, start a farmer's market, improve a park, eliminate junk food advertising). Watch the winning videos from MO Project Round 1 and Round 2 below. During the contest, CANFIT lead 8 regional MO Project Youth Convenings across the state of California. See where MO Project went.

Watch the video to learn about the MO PROJECT movement!


* MO Project.com Contest Website:

The MO Project contest website served as a space for youth to submit contest entries and form a statewide network of youth ages 13-18 who want to build a healthier California. View the MO Project Contest Site. (Powered by VOTIGO)

Download the guide How to Talk About Food and Physical Activity.

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* MO Project in the news:

MO Project youth videos are shown to state and local representatives to help shape future funding and laws. Check out how youth are making a difference in the following articles featuring MO Project. - Long Beach Post Features MO Project Youth - MO Project, Richmond Highlighted in YO! Youth Outlook - Blog: Santa Ana Youth get a Skate Park with Video - MO Project on Youth Radio

* MO Project Resources and Marketing Materials:

- Advertisement - Club Cards - Press Releases - Newsletters

*Special Thanks to Project Supporters:

- Nationally - Acclaimed Spoken Word Artist: Chinaka Hodge - Youth Film Crew: Media Aid Center Interested in MO Project? Host a MO Project Youth Convening! Get Details. Email info@canfit.org or call us at (510) 644-1533. MO Project was produced by CANFIT and made possible by funding from the California Endowment and Kaiser Permanente Southern California region. Back to Table of Contents