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Promotora Guides
Advocacy Guides

California Project LEAN currently conducts various trainings using the Parent Engagement Toolkit and/or Parent Lesson Plans.  These materials are made available through the trainings.  For more information please consult our 2015 Training Catalog or by calling Katherine Hawksworth, MPH, CHES, Program Manager at 925.708.7027.


Parents in Action: A Guide to Engaging Parents in Local School Wellness Policy (English/Spanish)

The download file does not provide the entire Guide, only a preview of the table of contents and sample pages.  

This toolkit provides resources and tools that will help school stakeholders engage parents in Local School Wellness Policy (LSWP) implementation, monitoring, and evaluation.  Parents in Action! provides stakeholders with a process for engaging parents in advocating for the improvement of the school environment and increased healthy food and physical activity opportunities through the LSWP.  The toolkit provides strategies for reaching parents, resources for assessing the school environment, fact sheets on relevant school nutrition and physical activity topics, parent education resources, and resources that will assist with the advocacy process.



Parent Lesson Plans: Advocating for Healthier School Environments (English/Spanish)

The download file does not provide the entire Guide, only a preview of the table of contents and sample pages.

The Parent Lesson Plans are a companion piece to Parents in Action!: A Guide to Engaging Parents in Local School Wellness Policy.  These lesson plans are for use by stakeholders working with parents and should be used in coordination with Parents in Action!  These lesson plans will assist stakeholders to educate parents about local school wellness policy and empower them to become advocates for improved nutrition and physical activity environments in their child's school.


Huesos Fuertes, Familia Saludable (Strong Bones, Healthy Family)

This Guide is only available as a download.

This Spanish-language curriculum for community health workers/promotoras includes four educational sessions and corresponding handouts on osteoporosis risk factors and prevention, the importance of calcium rich foods, the importance of physical activity for bone health, and tips for overcoming barriers to improving bone health. 


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Adolescentes en Acción (Playing the Policy Game)

This Guide and its English-language companion piece are currently slated for updating.  It is currently only available as a download.

This toolkit highlights nutrition and physical activity policies in the school and community that teens can pursue with adult guidance. The booklet includes a collection of activities and success stories of California teens making nutrition and physical activity policy changes in their communities.  Playing the Policy Game outlines activities which drive the policy change process. Each step of the process is described in detail.

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