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Action Alert!  

Fight off the single worst attack on the
Public Health and Prevention Fund, yet!  

Enough is enough.  The time to speak out is now.



Dear Friends, 


Urgent: Enough is ENOUGH!  


The Prevention and Public Health Fund is at risk -- again!  Regardless of whether you've taken action before, or not, please respond today.


A proposal being discussed in the U.S. House of Representatives this week would eliminate the Prevention Fund entirely!  On Friday, there will be a vote on this issue in the House.  This ongoing strategy to dismantle prevention efforts across the country will not stop unless health advocates respond in massive numbers. 


We simply cannot afford to read these action alerts and then put them aside to finish later.  This is a defining moment for the public health community -- it's truly now, or likely never. 


Tell Congress enough is ENOUGH!  The Prevention and Public Health Fund is the nation's greatest source of dedicated prevention funding.  It should be protected.


Our friends at the Prevention Institute have made responding as easy as possible.  Please, click on the link below to contact your Congressional Representative.




When you're done, forward this message to your friends, family, and colleagues.  




Warm Regards,

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Elissa Bassler

Exec. Dir, Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity

CEO, Illinois Public Health Institute

954 W Washington Blvd

Suite 405 / Mailbox 10

Chicago, IL 60607

(312) 850-4744


About the Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity
The Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity (IAPO) is a statewide coalition comprised of stakeholders working for a state-level response to the obesity epidemic. IAPO works to shape and advance solutions to reverse dangerous obesity trends. 
IAPO supporters believe that Illinois must respond to the obesity epidemic by developing coordinated systems, policy improvements and investment on the scale of the problem.  This initiative was launched and is coordinated by the Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI).   

With input from stakeholders throughout Illinois, IAPO developed the State Obesity Action Roadmap and our corresponding 3-Year Roadmap Goals to guide Illinois on a healthier path through changes in the way we work, play, learn, eat and live.  

To learn more about IAPO, visit

Illinois Alliance to Prevent Obesity
is convened and managed by the
Illinois Public Health Institute