We believe every child deserves a healthy school. This philosophy guides everything we do.
Healthy Schools Campaign is the leading voice for people who care about our children, education, and our environment.
We teach and empower others to advocate for children to have fresh air, healthy food and physical activity to shape their lifelong learning and health.
As an independent, not-for-profit organization, we help facilitate collaboration between parents, teachers, administrators and policy makers. Our goal is to help prepare this diverse group of stakeholders to lead change at the school, district, state and national levels.
Creating healthier school environments requires the concerted effort of individuals and communities alike. Since our founding in 2002, we’ve engaged parents, teachers, community leaders and students in this process, and we’ve built a strong base of support along the way. As that base has grown, our work has taken on a national scope while maintaining strong local relevance in our hometown of Chicago.
Today, Healthy Schools Campaign continues to advocate for changes that will make a positive difference in children's health, well-being and readiness to succeed — at school and in life.
Healthy Schools Campaign advocates for policies and practices that allow all students, teachers and staff to learn and work in a healthy school environment. Healthy Schools Campaign envisions a society in which:
Healthy Schools Campaign has a solid set of core values that guide our work: