Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program

September 23, 2022

  Purpose: The Community Foods Projects competitive program supports projects that work across the food system to increase the self-reliance of communities in providing for the food needs of the […]

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New from NCCOR: Create Thriving, Activity-Friendly Communities

June 9, 2022

Promote the health of your community with NCCOR’s newest tool,  Create Thriving, Activity-Friendly Communities: Resources to Make the Case for Improving Community Built Environments. This new resource collection builds on NCCOR’s […]

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NCCOR’s 2021 Annual Report Looks at Strides Made in Promoting Healthy Environments for Kids

March 22, 2022

NCCOR recently published its 2021 annual report titled Creating Environments to Grow, Move, & Thrive. It highlights how NCCOR members have advanced the field of childhood obesity research in 2021, […]

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NCCOR Looks at the Benefits of Improving the Built Environment

March 7, 2022

This past month, NCCOR published a “Systematic Review on Quantifying Pedestrian Injury When Evaluating Changes to the Built Environment” in Preventive Medicine Reports. Research shows that walkable communities have a […]

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Assessing the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative 

October 21, 2021

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is partnering with the Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity and RTI International to host a Connect & Explore webinar. The webinar will review the […]

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NCCOR Year in Review: 2020

January 25, 2021

Though 2020 was a challenging year for many reasons, NCCOR had one of its most successful years yet. This year, NCCOR launched brand-new resources, collaborated across agencies through workshops, disseminated […]

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NEW from NCCOR: “Advancing Measurement of Environmental and Policy Influences on Childhood Obesity”

December 16, 2020

This month, NCCOR released the third and final white paper based on a series of workshops on advancing measurement for childhood obesity. The white paper, titled “Advancing Measurement of Environmental […]

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New from NCCOR: A Review on Improving Access To and Use of Trails Among Youth in Under-Resourced Communities

November 2, 2020

The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) recently published Identification of Effective Programs to Improve Access to and Use of Trails among Youth from Under-Resourced Communities: A Review in […]

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New from NCCOR! Measures for children at high-risk for obesity: Choosing whether to apply, adapt, or develop a measure

October 28, 2020

This month, NCCOR released a resource to bolster measurement of children at high-risk for obesity. “High-risk populations” are children and families residing in communities where the risk of obesity and […]

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NCCOR Releases New White Paper: Advancing Measurement for High-Risk Populations and Communities Related to Childhood Obesity

This month, NCCOR released the second white paper based on a series of workshops on advancing measurement for childhood obesity. The white paper, titled “Advancing Measurement for High-Risk Populations and […]

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