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Become a Partner

National and local organizations and corporations play a critical role in the effort to prevent childhood overweight by supporting programs that teach families healthy life habits.

The goal of the We Can!™ partnership is to build collaborations around preventive strategies and outreach efforts, as well as to leverage resources and communication channels to disseminate We Can! messages and materials to parents, caregivers, and youth ages 8–13 across the United States.

We Can! offers organizations and corporations two levels of involvement: full partnership like our National and Corporate Partners or a supporting role like our Supporting Organizations and Participating Corporations.

National and Corporate Partners

National and Corporate Partners participate in We Can! on a variety of fronts with a significant commitment of resources and activity. Their efforts are extensive, and they receive numerous benefits, including:

  • Receive recognition as you join the trans-NIH national We Can! program
  • Receive We Can! resources for partners, including a Partner Kit with template media materials and PowerPoint presentation for use at organizational meetings/conferences, electronic reproducible resources for parents and youth, and permission to personalize them for distribution
  • Bring relevant resources and core messages together under the We Can! umbrella
  • Extend outreach channels and experience additional synergy through We Can! communication channels
  • Recognition as a partner in We Can! related media materials,on the We Can! Web site, and communication vehicles as appropriate
  • Receive informational updates on We Can! program planning and implementation
  • Collaborate on the local level with We Can! community sites and participate in community events; receive recognition in pertinent related media materials

Apply to become a National or Corporate Partner

See a list of We Can! National Partners

See a list of We Can! Corporate Partners

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Supporting Organization and Participating Corporations

Supporting Organizations and Participating Corporations consist of groups that are very commited to getting involved, but unable to make as significant a commitment as National or Corporate Partners. These groups still reap benefits from participation in We Can!, including:

  • Receive recognition as you join the trans-NIH national We Can! program
  • Access to reproducible electronic versions of We Can! template materials for distribution to parents and youth together with permission to adapt them for distribution and use in organizational communication vehicles
  • Recognition on We Can! Web site
  • Access to informational updates on We Can! community and national program planning and implementation

Apply to become a Supporting Organization or Participating Corporation

See a list of We Can! Supporting Organizations

See a list of We Can! Participating Corporations

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