PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES TO HELP ADDRESS CHILDHOOD OBESITY AT WHITE HOUSE AAPI INITIATIVE EVENT IN LOS ANGELES ON SATURDAY

MEDIA ADVISORY:
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2011
CONTACT: Toby Chaudhuri at 978-884-8626 or toby.chaudhuri@ed.gov

PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES TO HELP ADDRESS CHILDHOOD OBESITY AT
WHITE HOUSE AAPI INITIATIVE EVENT IN LOS ANGELES ON SATURDAY

LOS ANGELES – Trainer Jillian Michaels and professional athletes Troy Polamalu and
Marcus McNeill will join the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders’
Hines Ward and Sefa Aina and Assistant Secretary of the Interior Tony Babauta at the
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) intramural field on Saturday morning to exercise
with more than 500 Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander youth from the Los Angeles area. The
event is designed to draw attention to the increasing rate of childhood obesity among Native
Hawaiian and Pacific Islander youth and promote physical activity as a key element to
prevention.

**NOTE: Space is limited. Media representatives who wish to cover this event should pre-
credential by emailing their name, title, organization and contact information by 3 p.m. PT on
Friday, April 1 to Toby Chaudhuri at toby.chaudhuri@ed.gov. Valid federal- or state-
identification must be presented to pick-up credentials at the Media Check-in desk at the
UCLA Intramural Field North Athletic entrance on Saturday, April 2.**

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One response to “PROFESSIONAL ATHLETES TO HELP ADDRESS CHILDHOOD OBESITY AT WHITE HOUSE AAPI INITIATIVE EVENT IN LOS ANGELES ON SATURDAY

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