FORWARD is a coalition of partners dedicated to reversing the obesity trend in DuPage County by educating children and families about the importance of eating healthy and being physically active. Together, we will help residents live a happy, and healthy, life.




2017 Coalition Meeting:

Spring Into Better Health:  Exploring Metabolic Syndrome and the Role Obesity Plays in the Complex Cluster of Disorders

We would like to thank each and every one of you who joined us for our 2017 Coalition Meeting. We believe it was a great success and could not have done it without the help of many. Thank you to those that pitched in! Please click on the link above to see the slide presentation from the meeting. 


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Looking for more ways to be involved? Do you want to improve the health of your community? Do you work in a DuPage business? Is your little one enrolled at a childcare center in DuPage? Does your child or youth attend school in DuPage? Find out more about FORWARD's Strategic Goals and resources and next steps to assist you in making change: for worksitesfor early childhood centers, and for schools