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5-2-1-0 Summit


5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count! Summit

October 28

9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Virtual via Zoom
Registration Fee: $25 

Learn from experts from across the state implementing 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count! in schools, early care, out-of-school programs, health care clinics and communities. 


Sessions focus on how to adopt strategies that support the healthy choice as the easy choice and create policy, system and environmental changes within all sectors. 


  • Keynote addresses from expert speakers on the topics of:
    • Nutrition Security, Healthy Children & Communities
    • Strategies to Refuel, Recharge, and Reduce Stress
  • Interactive panel sessions covering topics including:
    • Cultural Responsiveness and Relevancy in Childhood Health Initiatives
    • Healthy H2OLoo: How Waterloo put 5-2-1-0 into Action
    • Unlikely Partners: Who Can Help Elevate 5-2-1-0 in Your Community 
  • Activity breaks that support attendee wellness and align with the goals of 5-2-1-0 Healthy Choices Count!


Joseph Jones

joseph jones

HEAL: How Healthy Eating and Active Living initiatives can promote nutrition security and drive changes in physical and social environments

Joseph Jones serves as Executive Director for The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement.

Joseph's presentation and Q & A session will provide an overview of the work The Harkin Institute is doing to promote Wellness & Nutrition and discuss the importance of nutrition security and healthy communities, including insights from the Harkin on Wellness Report. 

Desi Payne

desi payne

Give Me Some Chocolate…
I’m Stressed!

Desi Payne has over 25 years of experience as an educator, entrepreneur, international speaker and is an award-winning entertainer.  

Nobody is immune to stress. It affects your health, personal life, and professional life. In Desi's inspirational presentation, you will learn to be intentional about taking care of the stress that is robbing you of your happiness and joy. 



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