On March 24, 2020, the Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service in response to the proposal: "Simplifying Meal Service and Monitoring Requirements in the National Lunch and School Breakfast Program." The Center strongly opposes the proposed rule because it would result in students being served less nutritious, higher calorie foods, and likely cause increases in childhood obesity and other poor health outcomes.
Redstone Center Comments on Proposed USDA School Meal Nutrition Standards
New Consensus Statement on Weight Bias
This month, in conjunction with Obesity Care Week in the U.S. and World Obesity Day, the Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness joined leading experts, clinicians and advocates from across the world in a new consensus statement for eliminating weight bias and stigma of obesity.
New: Fostering Equity Tool
On February 26, the Building Community Resilience Collaborative and Network, a project of the Redstone Global Center, released their latest resource for the field – a new Fostering Equity tool kit and guide. Over the last five years, networks of BCR partners across the country have been working together to build community resilience by addressing and mitigating the Pair of ACEs. This guide is an outgrowth of the experiences of these communities as our work together has emphasized the importance of centering equity at the heart of what it means to be resilient.
Program Manager, Center for Community Resilience
Position Type: Staff
Commission on Obesity Report Ranked as One of the Top 100 Academic Papers in 2019
Redstone Center Testifies in Support of DC Food Waste Proposal
New from Redstone: Five-Year Impact Report
Five years ago in March of 2014, The Milken Institute, the Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation, and the Milken Family Foundation came together to provide $80 million to GW public health, the largest gift in GW history. Part of the gift established the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness.
This Five-Year Impact report celebrates the highlights and accomplishments of the Redstone Global Center and our future trajectory.
Lancet Commission Report: The Global Syndemic of Obesity, Undernutrition, and Climate Change
Redstone Chair and Director, Dr. William Dietz co-chaired a Lancet Commission report on The Global Syndemic of Obesity, Undernutrition and Climate Change which was published in January of 2019.