“The experiences and opportunities we each go through in our early years, both positive and negative, have a long-term impact on our health and development and create a substantial imprint on the adults that we one day become.”
- Robert Block, MD,
past president of the
American Academy of Pediatrics
ACE believes that we can redesign the way we live-- our homes, communities, schools, and everyday routines -- so that our kids have an enriching childhood that will prepare them to be productive, happy, and healthy adults. The ACE Youth & Family initiative aims to empower parents, schools, health and fitness professionals, community leaders, and the kids themselves to improve the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents through increased physical activity and improved nutrition.