Guiding Principles It is important for the people in Illinois communities
to be aware of the existence of community nutrition programs.
Community nutrition programs are important to the health
and wellness of all eligible people.
Community nutrition programs should work together to address
food security through cooperation and coordination to maximize resources.
Healthy lifestyles, which include optimal nutrition and
physical activity, are important for all.
Fostering collaborative relationships enhances the effectiveness
of all programs.
Objectives for the Illinois Interagency Nutrition
Council (INC) include the following: Objective #1: To share information among food assistance programs. Objective #2: To increase access to community nutrition programs. Objective #3: To provide educational opportunities related to food assistance
programs. Objective #4: To encourage involvement of nutrition programs in community