The Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC) will sponsor a webinar on childhood obesity, Childhood Obesity: What Are the Options for Low-Income School-Aged Children?, on January 3, 2018, 2:00-3:15pm EST. This webinar will focus on childhood obesity through the lens of social equity. It will also discuss food environment, including natural and built environments, to highlight circumstances underpinning differences in obesity rates between children in different socioeconomic statuses and from different racial and ethnic backgrounds. During the free webinar, Dr. Craig Gundersen will discuss the impact of food assistance programs available to low income children and their families in the home and at school. Erik Calloway will focus on the built environment of neighborhood factors impacting childhood obesity across various socioeconomic statuses. Finally, Geraldine Henchy will close with a discussion of the present and future of federal and state level efforts to reduce and prevent childhood obesity. Registrants are invited to submit their questions.