Webinars

Webinars

“Turning Data into Action” (December 13, 2017 Webinar)

What do we mean when we talk about the walking movement? Hear from representatives from America Walks, National Physical Activity Plan, and CDC on work they have been doing to map, track, and evaluate walking and walkability in the US. The webinar explores new and existing data sources, what they’re telling us about the state … Continue reading “Turning Data into Action” (December 13, 2017 Webinar)

America Walks Announces 2018 Webinars

Mark those calendars! America Walks is excited to announce the first six webinars of its monthly series. Held every second Wednesday of the month at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific, these webinars look to expand knowledge, highlight success stories, and share new tools and resources. Creating Safe Spaces for All Community Members (January 10)- Register Here … Continue reading America Walks Announces 2018 Webinars

New Webinar: Creating Safe Spaces for All Community Members (January 10th, 2018)

Register Here Webinar Title: Creating Safe Spaces for All Community Members Webinar Date/Time: January 10th, 2018 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific Register Here About the Webinar Creating safe places to walk and be physically active means more than just slower speeds and well-lit sidewalks. Expand your definition of a safe place to walk by hearing from … Continue reading New Webinar: Creating Safe Spaces for All Community Members (January 10th, 2018)

Tackling Gentrification and Displacement in Creating Vibrant Communities (November 15, 2017 Webinar)

Jobs, affordable housing and transportation are three pillars of providing opportunities and supporting human potential and well-being. As advocates for active transportation and connected mobility options, these pillars are essential to our work and it is important that we continue to explore ways they come together in developing healthy, active, and engaged communities. By doing … Continue reading Tackling Gentrification and Displacement in Creating Vibrant Communities (November 15, 2017 Webinar)

New Webinar- Walking Toward Justice Episode #2: “The Criminal Justice System’s Impact on Walking and Walkability in Low-Income and Communities of Color”

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- Walking Toward Justice Episode #2: “The Criminal Justice System’s Impact on Walking and Walkability in Low-Income and Communities of Color”

Friends and Allies in the Walking Movement (October 11, 2017 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 successful examples of policies, programs, and practices that have demonstrated the power of working together and strengthening the walking movement. Health By … Continue reading Friends and Allies in the Walking Movement (October 11, 2017 Webinar)

New Webinar: Tackling Gentrification and Displacement in Creating Vibrant Communities (November 15, 2017)

Click Here to Register Webinar Title: Tackling Gentrification and Displacement in Creating Vibrant Communities Webinar Date/Time: November 15, 2017 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific Click Here to Register About the Webinar Jobs, affordable housing and transportation are three pillars of providing opportunities and supporting human potential and well-being. As advocates for active transportation and connected … Continue reading New Webinar: Tackling Gentrification and Displacement in Creating Vibrant Communities (November 15, 2017)

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)