Category Archives: history

Looking Back and Looking Forward: Our Tenth Year and Beyond

by Adam Becker, PhD, MPH, Executive Director Welcome to the fourth and final quarter of our 10th anniversary year!  I hope you have found this year to be an exciting review of our decade of the accomplishments we have achieved … Continue reading

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Making Connections: Ten Years of Unique Partnerships

by Adam Becker, PhD, MPH, Executive Director Welcome to the third quarter of our 10th anniversary year!  This quarter, we are focusing on one of the things that makes our consortium truly unique – the innovative partnerships that help us … Continue reading

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Catching Up With the Go Team

From 2006 – 2008, CLOCC ran a pilot program where we trained high school students from across the city to become members of the “Go Team,” a group charged with teaching the 5-4-3-2-1 Go!® message to young children across the … Continue reading

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What Makes CLOCC Tick: 10 Years of Community Partnerships

by Adam Becker, PhD, MPH, Executive Director Partners and friends, April marks the beginning of the second quarter of our 10th anniversary year! This quarter, we are focusing on two of the hallmarks of the consortium’s operations – our community … Continue reading

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Revealing the Research: 10 Years of Being Data-Driven and Evidence-Based

by Adam Becker, PhD, MPH, Executive Director Happy New Year!  2012 is an especially happy new year for CLOCC as it marks our 10th year as a Consortium collaborating on childhood obesity prevention in Chicago and beyond!  I hope that as … Continue reading

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Crossing Oceans and Moving Mountains: Reflections from CLOCC’s Founder

by Katherine Kaufer Christoffel, MD, MPH, Founder and Medical and Research Director  At the CLOCC holiday dinner this year, I had the chance to present a short talk to reflect on and celebrate nine years of CLOCC. I shared thoughts … Continue reading

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