Webinars

Webinars

New Webinar: Walking College Webinar #1 “Why Walking & Walkability”

Register Here Webinar Title: “Why Walking and Walkability?” Date and Time: Thursday, June 16th at 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern Webinar Host: Ian Thomas, State and Local Program Director, America Walks Presenter: Mark Fenton, Adjunct Associate Professor, Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy About the Webinar Join America’s best-known Walking Champion, Mark Fenton, for an … Continue reading New Webinar: Walking College Webinar #1 “Why Walking & Walkability”

New Webinar and Training- Local Ballot Initiatives

Register for the Informational Webinar Here America Walks and the Center for Transportation Excellence are excited to announce a new online webinar and training series. The series will arm advocates with the knowledge, training and tools to successfully initiate Local Ballot Initiatives to support projects and infrastructure related to improving transit to develop walkable communities. … Continue reading New Webinar and Training- Local Ballot Initiatives

Paths to Walkable Communities Webinar

The release of the Surgeon General’s Call to Action on Walking & Walkable Communities in September 2015 was a watershed moment for the walking movement. Its release provided leadership and motivation for governments, businesses and organizations to address the numerous barriers to safe, active mobility and promoted the multiple health benefits of walking. This webinar … Continue reading Paths to Walkable Communities Webinar

Partnering for Strong Economies- Regional Councils & Walkable Communities Webinar

America Walks and the National Association of Regional Councils hosted webinar which examines how federal transportation funding is allocated through Regional Councils and how to access it for projects that promote walkable communities including complete streets, safety efforts and place-making. The webinar explores two unique perspectives as we hear from both a planner from a … Continue reading Partnering for Strong Economies- Regional Councils & Walkable Communities Webinar

New Webinar: Call to Action: Paths to Walkable Communities

Register Here Date and Time: May 12, 2016 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific Webinar Title: “Call to Action: Paths to Walkable Communities” Register Here About the Webinar The release of the Surgeon General’s Call to Action on Walking & Walkable Communities in September 2015 was a watershed moment for the walking movement. Its release provided … Continue reading New Webinar: Call to Action: Paths to Walkable Communities

Walking as a Practice April 14th Webinar

In this webinar, we will take a take a closer look at the “Walking as a Practice” report that was released in January 2016 and can be downloaded here. This report outlines four categories that identify how individuals and organizations are engaging in the practice of walking. Participants hear from the author of the report, Jonathon … Continue reading Walking as a Practice April 14th Webinar

New Webinar- Partnering for Strong Economies: Regional Councils and Walkable Communities

Webinar Title:  Partnering for Strong Economies: Regional Councils and Walkable Communities Date and Time: May 5, 2016 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific Register Here  About the Webinar Join America Walks and the National Association of Regional Councils for a webinar on May 5th at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific. The webinar will examine how federal transportation … Continue reading New Webinar- Partnering for Strong Economies: Regional Councils and Walkable Communities

2016 Walking College Webinar

In April, 2015, America Walks announced the names of our first class of Walking College Fellows. Twenty-five grass-roots advocates from across the United States were selected from a strong field of applicants to participate in an experimental distance-learning program designed to build local capacity to advance the goals of the national walkable community movement. Six … Continue reading 2016 Walking College Webinar

Fundraising on the Move: Crowdfunding for Walkable Communities Webinar

Looking to increase resident engagement in your work? Need cash quickly for an urgent project? Trying to build an individual donor base to take your nonprofit to the next level? Curious about crowdfunding? This webinar with the crowdfunding nonprofit ioby will help you learn more about how crowdfunding can be both an effective fundraising and community-engagement tool … Continue reading Fundraising on the Move: Crowdfunding for Walkable Communities Webinar

New Webinar: “Orientation to the Walking College”

To learn more about the 2016 Walking College Program, click here. The application can be completed here. Register Here Date and Time: Thursday, March 31st at 11am Pacific, 2pm Eastern Webinar Host: Ian Thomas, State and Local Program Director, America Walks Register Here About the Webinar In April, 2015, America Walks announced the names of our … Continue reading New Webinar: “Orientation to the Walking College”