Play. Learn. Eat Healthy.

Yes! We Can is a comprehensive program offering a variety of fun and engaging activities to promote wellness in 6th to 8th grade students. The afterschool program, taught by coaches, encourages students to learn valuable lessons about living a healthy life. In addition to nutrition, the program teaches children about food groups, setting positive values and goals, developing effective communication skills and, most importantly, sport readiness and physical activity.

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#Fuel4You

Parent + Teacher
Activities Workbook

Coaches + school leaders

Healthy Living tools

Developed For coaches & school leaders

Yes! We Can was developed by the UAB Minority Health & Health Equity Research Center to offer school leaders and coaches the tools needed to teach concepts such as:
  • How good nutrition fuels the body
  • Developing healthy habits for life, and
  • How to address their abilities, manage their emotions, set goals, and build positive relationships through Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
These Yes! We Can tools, combined with sports readiness concepts help prepare young athletes for competitive team sports.

healthy recipes

Student Activities

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For any questions or inquiries

Grace Okoro, MPH UAB Division of Preventive Medicine
gokoro@uabmc.edu

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