June 28, 2017 12:54 PMCategory: Health Equity

Innovative Curricula for Public Health Priority Populations

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How do climate change communications fit into existing public health programs? Local leaders share effective, low-cost approaches to making this connection. Building Climate Change Capacity Among Community Health Workers Nancy Villasenor, Health Educator, California Department of Public Health OutsideIn SLO: We Take Health and Climate Change Personally Kathleen Karle and Morgan Feld, County of San Luis […]

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June 28, 2017 12:52 PMCategory: Health Equity

Climate Change + Health Equity: Telling the Story with Data

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National and state leaders will address health equity and data tools available to integrate equity into climate communications and adaptation planning. Moderated by Linda Helland, Climate Change and Health Equity Program, Office of Health Equity, California Department of Public Health Achieving Health Equity through Climate Change Data and Interventions Wm. Jahmal Miller, Deputy Director – Office […]

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June 28, 2017 12:48 PMCategory: Health Equity

Climate Change Planning Tools

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Climate leaders at the state and local level will provide case studies, tools, and practical advice on how to use and develop resources to implement climate adaptation. California’s Integrated Approach to Addressing Climate Change Michael McCormick, Senior Planner, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research Adaptation Tools for Local Health Departments Meredith Milet, Epidemiologist, California Department […]

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June 28, 2017 12:46 PMCategory: Health Equity

Telling the Climate Change Story

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Join internationally-recognized specialist Susan Joy Hassol for a dynamic conversation on best practices for climate communications. Guided by her decades of experience as Director of Climate Communication, Susan will address the range of climate communication issues, the latest science, the most important issues in the current political environment, and the powerful connection between climate change and […]

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June 22, 2017 8:27 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Celebrating 20 Years of Making America a Great Place to Walk

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It’s the 20th anniversary of America Walks and we’re celebrating our birthday by looking back at the growth of the organization and the walking movement. Join us as we hear from some of the founders of the organizations, experts in the walking movement, and our staff for an inside look at how we are making […]

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June 21, 2017 8:40 PMCategory: Nutrition

Hospital-Community Partnerships: Using Local & Institutional Policy to Address Root Causes of Food Insecurity

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Join Moving Health Care Upstream & ChangeLab Solutions to learn from experts about realistic and innovative local and institutional policy strategies that hospitals can use to address root causes of food insecurity on a community-wide scale. The webinar will cover the nuts and bolts of using policy strategies to further your program’s impact and provide […]

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June 21, 2017 8:38 PMCategory: Health Equity

Hospital-Community Partnerships: Using Local & Institutional Policy to Address Root Causes of Asthma

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Join Moving Health Care Upstream & ChangeLab Solutions to learn from experts about realistic and innovative local and institutional policy strategies that hospitals can use to address root causes of asthma on a community-wide scale. The webinar will cover the nuts and bolts of using policy strategies to further your program’s impact and provide real-world, […]

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June 20, 2017 9:51 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Rethinking First & Last Mile: Transit-Driven Complete Streets

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How can transit-driven Complete Streets provide vital connections to address the first/mile last mile problem? And how can transit agencies take on a more active role in Complete Streets design and implementation? Join the National Complete Streets Coalition and co-hosts Michael Baker International and the American Public Transportation Association to discuss these questions and more. […]

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June 15, 2017 12:36 PMCategory: Health Equity

Designing Data Tools for Health Equity and Community Action

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Over the past decade alone, web technology has vastly increased data availability, and community innovators have created new tools for accessing, visualizing, analyzing, and sharing relevant data to advance equity-focused policies and investments. From local tools like the Metro Atlanta Equity Atlas, which connects stakeholders to timely data across eight key areas of community well-being, […]

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June 14, 2017 8:51 PMCategory: Health Equity

Cities on the Leading Edge of Resilience

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The private sector and all levels of government are embracing resilience as a holistic, proactive framework to reduce risk, improve services, adapt to changing conditions, and empower citizens. Recent high profile programs, such as the $1 billion National Disaster Resilience Competition initiated by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Rockefeller Foundation’s […]

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June 12, 2017 8:25 PMCategory: Health Equity

Building Health Equity: From Resources to Community Action

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Research shows that health equity is critical to building a happy, prosperous nation, but that doesn’t mean a one-size-fits-all approach is the answer.  Join the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for a webinar with national and local leaders working to create opportunities for all residents. You’ll hear about the ways a new definition can help us […]

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January 23, 2017 9:08 PMCategory: Health Equity

Planners4Health Session Six: Sustaining Momentum

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The sixth and final session in the Planners4Health Curriculum series focuses on sustaining the healthy communities movement. Participants will learn about strategies for sustainability, including disseminating lessons learned, spreading best practices, and generating revenue. One piece of this is learning how to articulate that healthy planning saves money, and how to capture this value and […]

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January 9, 2017 2:49 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Turning Data into Action

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What do we mean when we say the walking movement? After 12 months of studying a selection of indicators to measure the movement, America Walks is excited to be able to release information on the growth of the walking movement and how data measuring its progress can be used to spur future action. Register here!

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January 9, 2017 2:48 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Creating Vibrant Communitites with the Community in Mind: Development and Gentrification

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Displacement and concerns of gentrification are at the center of many debates about placemaking and development. How do we serve as responsible stewards of communities while also promoting positive change? Learn some of the successful techniques and skills recommended to address these challenges. Register here!

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January 9, 2017 2:47 PMCategory: Physical Activity

Friends and Allies of the Walking Movement

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Champions of the walking movement come from different backgrounds, sectors and viewpoints. Learn how by working together, we are stronger than ever. Register here!  

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January 9, 2017 2:45 PMCategory: Physical Activity

2017 National Walking Summit Preview

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We’re gearing up for the 2017 National Walking Summit and excited by what’s developing. Get a sneak peak at some of the presenters and programs that will be available in St. Paul in September. Register here!

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January 9, 2017 2:44 PMCategory: Physical Activity

A City in Transformation: A Look at St. Paul

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St. Paul, Minnesota was selected as the host of the 2017 National Walking Summit for its recent innovation and progress with walkability. Hear from local experts and walking champions about some of the exciting things going on in their city and what you can expect to see at the Summit in September. Register here!

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