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White House Office Hours: Let's Move! Anniversary with Sam Kass

Today, we’re holding a special session of White House Office Hours to celebrate the second anniversary of Let’s Move!, the First Lady’s initiative to solve the problem of childhood obesity within a generation. At 2:30 p.m. EST, Sam Kass, Senior Policy Advisor for Healthy Food Initiatives, is answering your questions live on Twitter.


First Lady Michelle Obama, with chefs Todd Grey from Equinox, left, and Sam Kass, from the White House, gestures during a “Let’s Move!” event with hundreds of chefs from around the country on the South Lawn of the White House, June 4, 2010. The First Lady called on chefs to get involved by adopting a school and working with teachers, parents, school nutritionists and administrators to help educate kids about food and nutrition. June 4, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

Join Sam for Office Hours at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, February 6th. Here's how it works:

  • Ask your question on Twitter with the hashtag #WHChat
  • Sam Kass, Senior Policy Advisor for Healthy Food Initiatives, responds to your questions in real-time via Twitter from @LetsMove
  • Follow the Q&A through the @WHLive Twitter account
  • If you miss the live event, the full session will be posted on and
  • We hope you can join us! Follow us on Twitter @WhiteHouse@WHLive and @LetsMove for the latest updates and more chances to engage.

Since launching Let’s Move! on February 9, 2010, significant progress has been made to solve the problem of childhood obesity. Parents, businesses, educators, elected officials, members of the military, chefs, physicians, athletes, childcare providers, community and faith leaders and kids themselves have made substantial commitments to improve the health of our nation’s children.

Later this week, First Lady Michelle Obama is hitting the road to kick off a three day, nation-wide tour celebrating the anniversary of Let’s Move!. The Let’s Move! tour will highlight examples of people making changes across the country, from a single family to an entire state. Learn more about the accomplishments of Let’s Move! here.