The Weight of the Nation Documentary
Friday, April 27, 2012
Source: the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation
ENGAGING WITH THE CAMPAIGN
The Weight of the Nation
aims to mobilize action to
slow, arrest and eventually reverse the prevalence of obesity and bring the
nation to a healthier weight. You are invited to join and become a leader in this
Weight of the Nation
will give you the tools you need to help activate your community and
enact real change. The kit contains the full HBO Documentary Films series along
with 10 bonus shorts and a robust discussion guide in English and Spanish to
kick-start conversations and facilitate community action. If you or your
organization has not already been contacted by us to receive The Weight of
the Nation screening kits, we encourage you to order your copy (or multiple
copies for your organization) and have your own screenings – in your
neighborhood, your office, your school or at your community group. An exclusive
ordering site has been set up for your convenience. Order online.
bring your community together around this issue, share your
results and engage with the campaign:
THE WORD ON FACEBOOK
with @WeightoftheNtn on Twitter and encourage your followers to do the same.
Use the #WeightoftheNation hashtag in your organization's tweets. On May 14,
help make The Weight of the Nation premiere a success by encouraging your
constituents to SIGN THE PLEDGE FOR PROGRESS.
others to TAKE ACTION.
find ways to share this information and organize others in your community, share your results. Every one of us has the
capacity to bring about change in at least one of those arenas, and, working
together, if we lose enough, we can win.