New Mexico Action for Healthy Kids is a state team of Action for Healthy Kids, the nation’s leading nonprofit and largest volunteer network fighting childhood obesity and undernourishment by helping schools become healthier places so that kids learn to eat right and be active every day. Our mission is to enhance the nutrition and physical activity opportunities in New Mexico schools in order to promote student health and learning.
There are many opportunities to get involved with Action for Healthy Kids in New Mexico--from becoming a team member, to attending Action for Healthy Kids’ events, to making a financial contribution--you can help create a safer environment for our kids!If you feel compelled to lend your voice to one of most important issues of our time, and would like to take that first step towards creating a healthier environment for our kids, join the Action for Healthy Kids community by taking the Every Kid Healthy Pledge on the left-hand side of the page.
Healthy Kids New Mexico Drafts A Ten-Year Plan
Patty Morris, PhD of the Department of Health is seeking input on the draft Ten-Year Plan to Address Childhood Obesity in New Mexico. Check out the six short-term outcomes and give Patty your feedback. Help us reduce childhood obesity and make a difference in New Mexico's youth. Draft_HKNM_Plan_for_public_comment.pdf (click on Documents to find this file)