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2022–2023 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 change-makers who educate, inspire and empower children, families and communities to develop lifelong healthy eating habits. Now in its fourth year, the award program recognizes and celebrates individuals, youth leaders and organizations that improve nutrition education and access to nutritious foods to make a positive difference in the health of their communities and beyond. 

Award Criteria
Dairy Council of California and the Let’s Eat Healthy initiative encourage the recognition of champions from different backgrounds and with unique perspectives. We welcome nominations from champions who engage in the Let’s Eat Healthy initiative, use free science-based resources from and demonstrate measurable success in one or more of the following areas:
  • Communicating credible nutrition messaging and applying it within a school, district and/or community setting (e.g., teaching evidence-based nutrition education, providing professional development).
  • Supporting access to nutritious foods such as milk and dairy foods, vegetables, fruits, 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 due by 5 p.m. on December 9, 2022. 
3. Nominee Name 
4. Nominee background informaton
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Please select all relevant categories that represent the nominee's work or project. 
9. Optional: Upload files such as photos, videos or publications as evidence of meeting award criteria.
10. Please indicate how you learned about the award.