August 2015

August 28, 2015- Surgeon General Announces Call to Action Release Date
America Walks is excited to announce that the Surgeon General will release his Call to Action on Walking and Walkable Communities titled “Step it Up!” on September 9th with an event in Washington, DC and simultaneous webcast. This will be a shining moment for the walking and walkability efforts underway across the country and we want you to be part of it! Read more

August 12, 2015- America Walks Hosts Montana State Workshop
Three State Agency Directors attended an America Walks in  workshop in Helena, Montana on August 12. State and Local Program Director Ian Thomas led the workshop and helped participants develop a proposed “Collaborative Framework for Walkable Montana Communities.” Read More

August 6, 2015- America Walks Hosts Walkability Webinar
On August 6, 2015 America Walks hosted Blue Zones experts Dan Burden, Samantha Thomas and representatives from local Blue Zones communities for the webinar “Walkbability: The Health and Wellness Equation.” Watch a recording of the video and learn how to take steps to make your community healthy here.