We believe every kid has the right to grow up healthy and able to pursue their dreams. We can’t let this be the first generation in our history to grow up less healthy than their parents. The ingredients…better food + more activity…are clear. Let’s Move! in Indian Country isn’t just noble, it’s a necessity. It’s not just a slogan, it’s our responsibility. Join the pledge: America’s Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids.
Learn how your community can get involved: Call to Action for Tribal Leaders
Check out the Menominee Indian Tribe's Commitments to Let's Move! in Indian Country. How can your Tribe commit? Look at the Call to Action for Tribal Leaders and e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
View the Proclamation made by the Menominee Tribal Legislator at the launch of Let's Move! in Indian Country
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