About Live 5-2-1-0
Live 5-2-1-0 is a simple, easy to remember message to help kids and families adopt healthy habits.
We know that hearing a consistent message supported by a healthy community environment is important. By bringing community stakeholders together, Live 5-2-1-0 helps build partnerships and opportunities to create healthy environments where kids can eat well and be active every day.
How can Live 5-2-1-0 help communities to work together?
- Promoting a shared, consistent message across a community engages stakeholders in every sector.
- Providing clear goals for kids and families to live healthy every day, AND a framework of action for local community leaders to make changes to their programs, policies, and environments so that it is easier for kids to achieve these goals.
- Offering a common, over-arching message that ties local efforts together across the community. Kids see a consistent message everywhere they go, and community partners are part of a collaborative effort.
Live 5-2-1-0 Message
Live 5-2-1-0 offers four simple guidelines to help kids and families adopt healthy habits every day. Learn more about where the message came from, and why it can be useful.
Evidence shows that in order for prevention to be effective, all sectors of a community must work together. Learn how to get your whole community involved in Live 5-2-1-0!
Live 5-2-1-0 doesn’t replace other local efforts and programs – it provides a common, over-arching message that helps to tie them together across the community. Here are a few examples of great programs and resources from other organizations that can support kids to Live 5-2-1-0 every day: