SENATOR ANDREW LANZA AND ASSEMBLYWOMAN NAOMI RIVERA PRESENT CHALLENGES AND CHOICES: THE RISING EPIDEMIC OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY IN THE HISPANIC COMMUNITY - A Free Webcast on How Obesity is Dramatically Impacting Our Communities

 

Bringing awareness to childhood obesity Senator Lanza, in partnership Assemblywoman Naomi Rivera, the Latino Society, the National Hispanic Medical Association and Time Warner Cable, is pleased to present a special webcast on how obesity is dramatically impacting our communities. Challenges and Choices: The Rising Epidemic of Childhood Obesity in the Hispanic Community will be shown on Thursday, October 6 at 1:30 p.m.


In this webcast you will hear from experts in pediatric health care and public policy on the rising epidemic of childhood obesity. Currently, over 31% of all children under 18 are overweight or obese. For Hispanic children, the percentage is 38%. Listen to experts discuss programs that work in reversing this dangerous and unhealthy trend. The panel of speakers includes: Hon. Naomi Rivera, Member of Assembly Standing Committee on Health Hon. Andrew Lanza, Member of Senate Standing Committee on Education Dr. Elena Rios, President of National Hispanic Medical Association Donovan Green, Physical fitness/martial arts expert & trainer to the stars.


Join Senator Andrew Lanza and Assemblywoman Naomi Rivera for a free webcast on how obesity is dramatically impacting our communities. Register today for this free webcast and watch it on Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 1.30 p.m. or watch online on your own schedule.  Register at the link below:
http://us.reg.meeting-stream.com/100611_130pm


 We hope you will join us in spreading the word about this critical topic.


 


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