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Engage with Local Government- Critical Stakeholders in Your Walkable Community Movement Webinar

Having learned about fundraising and personal leadership development in the previous module, our 25 Walking College Fellows (and all America Walks supporters) are now invited to meet three critical stakeholders in any local walkable community movement – an engineer, a planner, and an elected official. While advocates, who can articulate the diverse benefits of walkable … Continue reading Engage with Local Government- Critical Stakeholders in Your Walkable Community Movement Webinar

New Webinar- What’s Happening at the Walking College?

Webinar Title: ” What’s Happening at the Walking College?” Date and Time: Tuesday, September 1st at 10am Pacific, 1pm Eastern Register Here About the Webinar The final webinar in America Walks’ “Walking College” series features the Walking College Fellows themselves. Hailing from 22 different states and the Pacific island nation of Palau, this collection of … Continue reading New Webinar- What’s Happening at the Walking College?

Walkability: The Health and Wellness Equation

Walking is more than basic transportation and recreation; it is the key to health, longevity and affordable living. If we want more equitable communities–accessible–then walking must become a natural activity again. We are all change agents. In this session, Dan Burden, one of the earliest pioneers in North America’s walkability movement, who is credited with … Continue reading Walkability: The Health and Wellness Equation

Building Your Fundraising Leadership Towards Walkable Communities

America Walks’ second series of “Walking College” webinars launched July 27th. Designed for the Walking College Fellowship program, and open to a general audience, this webinar focuses on fundraising – one of the biggest challenges for local community change agents. First, Brighid O’Keane, Walking College Mentor and Interim Director with the Alliance for Biking & … Continue reading Building Your Fundraising Leadership Towards Walkable Communities

Engage with Local Government: Critical Stakeholders in Your Walkable Community Movement

Webinar Title: ” Engage with Local Government: Critical Stakeholders in Your Walkable Community Movement” Date and Time: Friday, August 14th at 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern Register Here About the Webinar Join us on August 14th for the latest webinar in America Walks’ “Walking College” series. Having learned about fundraising and personal leadership development in the … Continue reading Engage with Local Government: Critical Stakeholders in Your Walkable Community Movement

New Webinar- Walkability: The Health and Wellness Equation

Webinar Title:  Walkability: The Health and Wellness Equation Date and Time: August 6, 2015 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific Register Here  About the Webinar Walking is more than basic transportation and recreation; it is the key to health, longevity and affordable living. If we want more equitable communities–accessible–then walking must become a natural activity again. … Continue reading New Webinar- Walkability: The Health and Wellness Equation

Institutionalizing the Change Webinar

The third webinar in America Walks’ “Walking College” series reviews public policy and private marketplace strategies to increase walkability as highlighted in the Every Body Walk! Practice Guide. When setting out to promote walking and increase walkability, it makes sense to focus initial efforts on specific locations where people want to walk or where there … Continue reading Institutionalizing the Change Webinar

New America Walks Webinar: Building Your Fundraising Leadership Towards Walkable Communities

Webinar Title: “Building Your Fundraising Leadership Towards Walkable Communities” Date and Time: Monday, July 27th at 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern Register Here About the Webinar America Walks’ second series of “Walking College” webinars launches July 27th. Designed for the Walking College Fellowship program, and open to a general audience, this webinar focuses on fundraising – one … Continue reading New America Walks Webinar: Building Your Fundraising Leadership Towards Walkable Communities

Designing Places for People Webinar

On June 23, America Walks held the second webinar in the “Walking College” webinar series.  “Designing Places for People” takes a deeper look into the design and implementation of walkable communities.   Dan Burden, Director of Innovation and Inspiration with Blue Zones, has worked in 3,500 communities to transform streets and public spaces into livable, walkable … Continue reading Designing Places for People Webinar

Why Walking? Webinar

On Thursday June 18,  America Walks held the first webinar in the Walking College Webinar series, “Why Walking?” which took a foundational look at the practice of walking and the history of walkability. Jonathon Stalls, Founder and Lead Itinerant with Walk2Connect, started with a discussion of “walking as a practice” – as distinct from walkability and the … Continue reading Why Walking? Webinar