Webinars

Webinars

Bringing It Home – the Call to Action and Elected Officials

America Walks and the National League of Cities was excited to be able to offer a webinar on how local elected officials can take advantage of the recently released Surgeon General’s Call to Action on Walking and Walkable Communities.  The webinar features a briefing on the Call to Action from the lead scientific writer of the document and … Continue reading Bringing It Home – the Call to Action and Elected Officials

America Walks Connecting the Dots Webinar

This webinar is the first part in an exciting new initiative to bring together local advocates, federal agencies and our network to grow the work being done to make America a great place to walk! Agency representatives discuss the structure and background of agency regional offices including Departments of Health & Human Services, Department of Transportation … Continue reading America Walks Connecting the Dots Webinar

Call to Action – What Does it Mean? Webinar

America Walks is excited to announce that the Surgeon General released his Call to Action on Walking and Walkable Communities titled “Step it Up!” on September 9th with an event in Washington, DC. This is a shining moment for the walking and walkability efforts underway across the country and we want you to be part … Continue reading Call to Action – What Does it Mean? Webinar

What’s Happening at the Walking College? 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 community advocates, public health professionals, planners, and others have one thing in common – they are all passionate about improving walkability in their own neighborhoods … Continue reading What’s Happening at the Walking College? Webinar

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