The Partnership for a Healthy Texas is proud to announce the release of the ‘State of Obesity in Texas Report,’ which paints a picture of the obesity crisis in Texas to serve as background to our Legislative Priorities for the 87th Session.
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Dedicated to developing and promoting policies and programs that prevent obesity in Texas.
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for Texans

Work with leading research institutions, state agencies, and a wide range of non-profit organizations to identify policies and best practices that will yield the greatest impact on obesity in Texas.

Set priorities for
the Legislature

Collaborate with advocacy groups to set specific legislative priorities, and do the legwork to get legislators and the public informed and in support.

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and track success

After policies make their way into law, the Partnership ensures they are enacted as intended and monitored and evaluated for efficacy.
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New data show 1 in 6 youth in the U.S. has obesity. From Crisis to Opportunity https://youtu.be/_mACEmz3bLQ via @YouTube Our Texas SPAN data show a worse situation: >1 in 4 youth in TX has obesity. We need to act now. #childhoodobesity

Our upcoming webinar on 11/4 will discuss the work of the Partnership, policy wins in the 87th legislative session, the work happening between legislative sessions, and what the landscape looks like for future efforts. Register here: http://go.uth.edu/87LegUpdate