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2019 Webinars (April-June)

America Walks is continuing its 2019 webinar series with these exciting topics for April-June. These webinars will explore topics and issues that are relevant to the walking movement and work to share tools, resources, and case studies that can be used in your work.

What’s Next for Walkable Communities (April 10, 2019 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific)

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Transportation, mobility, and city planning are changing. With these changes come new opportunities and challenges for walkable community advocates. This webinar will explore programs, resources, and practices that are putting walking front and center of the future of communities.

Fuel for Active Bodies: Increasing Access to Healthy Foods (May 8, 2019 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific)

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According to a report by the USDA, approximately 23.5 million people in the US live in food deserts, areas located more than a mile from a market or store that sells fresh produce, whole grains, and other foods essential to a balanced diet. Learn more about the issue and how communities are working to increase access, via walking and active transportation, to healthy food in their own backyards.

Safe Speeds, Safe Communities: Partners in Speed Management (June 12, 2019 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific)

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Speed management is an important component in creating a safe community. Learn how organizations and individuals can work together to decrease speed and increase safety in their communities.