In January 2014, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, declared the City of South Bend a Let's Move! City underneath First Lady Michelle Obama's national Let's Move! initiative to raise a generation of healthy children.
South Bend became Indiana's first all-gold Let's Move City, Town, and County in July 2015. The City of South Bend was celebrated at the White House with the First Lady in September 2015 where Mayor Pete Buttigieg decided to move forward with the charge to become the region's first Let's Move! City All-Star City!
A task force of community partners worked diligently to address each of the 5 goal areas: