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Let's Eat Healthy Leadership Award Nomination Form

Let's Eat Healthy Leadership Award

The Let’s Eat Healthy Leadership Award celebrates California leaders and changemakers who educate, inspire and empower children, families and communities to develop lifelong healthy eating habits. Now in its third year, the award program is expanding to recognize and celebrate individuals and organizations that improve nutrition education and access to nutritious foods to make a positive difference in the health of their communities and beyond. 

Let’s Eat Healthy is a movement to bring together diverse individuals and organizations guided by the belief that all children and families deserve equitable access to healthy, culturally diverse foods and nutrition education that centers on people’s unique lived experiences. By supporting access to high-quality, nutritious foods, we strive to ensure all children are supported for optimal growth, development and health throughout life. Through evidence-based nutrition education, individuals gain knowledge on how to make healthy eating decisions, empowering them to build lifelong healthy eating habits.

Let's Eat Healthy Leadership Award Criteria

We welcome nominations from anyone who is using resources from and who demonstrates measurable success in one or more of the following areas:
  • Teaching credible nutrition education and applying it within a school, district and/or community setting.
  • Supporting access to nutritious foods, such as milk and dairy foods, fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins within schools and communities.
  • Championing the needs of a community by advocating for food programs and policies that support the health of both people and planet.
  • Advocating and advancing nutrition education to support health in a school and/or community.

All submissions—including self, peer, team and organization nominations—will be accepted and eligible for consideration. Submissions are open through January 31, 2022.