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Jovenes Sanos​​​

​Get Inspired and Learn How to Be a Champion ​

There’s a movement going on! Champions for Change are making healthy changes in communities across California. The best way to learn how to become a Champion for Change is to learn how others did it.

Jovenes Sanos is a great example of grass-roots community advocacy making a difference in their city.  It is a youth advocacy and leadership program based in Watsonville, California. Their mission is to raise awareness about childhood obesity and train youth leaders to advocate for a healthier community.  



Read these additional stories of success from everyday people, just like you. They started with a common goal and worked together to make it happen!     
Connect With Others
As the saying goes, it takes a village to make healthy changes happen! Luckily, there are many groups in California who can help you get started today. Find people and groups in your area to connect with today. Check out our Local Information page and join us on Facebook
Getting Started
  • Talk to your family, friends, and neighbors. Find out what they want to change. Then, decide what you all want to do together. 
  • Start small. Focus on one area – like getting healthier foods at your children’s school or in your workplace. The​n, work towards that goal until you make it happen.

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