Webinars

Webinars

Workplace Wellness: Walk This Way Webinar (October 5, 2017)

Healthier workers are more productive, have fewer sick days, and have decreased health care costs. Given that many adults spend half their waking hours at work, the workplace can play a big role in supporting positive lifestyle changes. Workplace wellness, though, does not begin and end at the office door. Employee wellness and community health … Continue reading Workplace Wellness: Walk This Way Webinar (October 5, 2017)

Walking Towards Justice- The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Government Segregated America (September 27, 2017 Webinar)

This is the first discussion of the new America Walks discussion series, “Walking Towards Justice” and explores the intersection of walkability and residential segregation. It includes host Charles Brown and special guest, Richard Rothstein, author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Government Segregated America. Also joining the panel are nationally-known experts, … Continue reading Walking Towards Justice- The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Government Segregated America (September 27, 2017 Webinar)

New Webinar: Friends and Allies in the Walking Movement (October 11, 2017)

Register Here Webinar Title: Friends and Allies in the Walking Movement Webinar Date/Time: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Register Here About the Webinar Champions of the walking movement come from different backgrounds, sectors and viewpoints. By working together, we can create communities that safe, accessible, and enjoyable places to walk and be physically active. Hear from … Continue reading New Webinar: Friends and Allies in the Walking Movement (October 11, 2017)

New Webinar: Workplace Wellness: Walk This Way (October 5, 2017)

Register Here Webinar Title: Workplace Wellness: Walk This Way Webinar Date/Time: Thursday October 5, 2017 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific Register Here About the Webinar Healthier workers are more productive, have fewer sick days, and have decreased health care costs. Given that many adults spend half their waking hours at work, the workplace can play a … Continue reading New Webinar: Workplace Wellness: Walk This Way (October 5, 2017)

New Webinar Series: Walking Towards Justice

Too often discussions in walking and walkability happen without the benefit of historical facts, community precedents and cultural awareness. This unfortunately results in a lack of knowledge and understanding in the systematic and socially-constructed creation of past and present inequalities in neighborhood walkability—particularly in low-income and communities of colors. To provide an open platform for … Continue reading New Webinar Series: Walking Towards Justice

Celebrating 20 Years of Making America a Great Place to Walk Webinar (July 26, 2017)

It’s the 20th anniversary of America Walks and we celebrated our birthday by looking back at the growth of the organization and the walking movement.  We heard from some of the founders of the organization, experts in the walking movement, and our staff for an inside look at how we are making America a great … Continue reading Celebrating 20 Years of Making America a Great Place to Walk Webinar (July 26, 2017)

Walking and Walkability in Rural Communities and Small Towns (May 10, 2017 Webinar)

Not all communities face the same opportunities and challengs in promoting walking and other forms of physical activity. Join America Walks as we look at walking and walkable communities in rural communities and small towns, exploring resources, toolkits and projects from walking champions working in this area. This webinar assumes a basic knowledge of issues … Continue reading Walking and Walkability in Rural Communities and Small Towns (May 10, 2017 Webinar)

New Webinar: “Tracking the Walking Path: Tools and Programs to Measure Walking and Walkability”

Register Here Webinar Title: Tracking the Walking Path: Tools and Programs to Measure Walking and Walkability Webinar Date/Time: Wednesday June 14th at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific Register Here About the Webinar When talking about opportunities to walk, knowing where to walk and what makes an attractive walk are key. Data, mapping tools, and assessments can be useful … Continue reading New Webinar: “Tracking the Walking Path: Tools and Programs to Measure Walking and Walkability”

The Transit-Walkability Collaborative – An Inter-Modal Strategy for Creating Strong Neighborhoods Webinar (April 18, 2017)

In February, nine organizations announced the formation of the Transit-Walkability Collaborative (TWC)and signed on to a shared Statement of Purpose. Consisting of local, statewide, and national walkability and transit advocacy groups, the TWC exists to promote the benefits of walkable, transit-rich communities; to bring together transit and walkability advocates at the local, state, and national level; and … Continue reading The Transit-Walkability Collaborative – An Inter-Modal Strategy for Creating Strong Neighborhoods Webinar (April 18, 2017)

Exploring the Great Outdoors Webinar (April 12, 2017)

The outdoors offers beautiful places to walk and be physically active. How can we work with our friends and allies to make sure every person has the opportunity to enjoy the many benefits of being in nature? In this webinar, we hear from some of our partners on tools, resources and work being done to … Continue reading Exploring the Great Outdoors Webinar (April 12, 2017)