Webinars

Webinars

Walking Towards Justice Ep #3 “Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women, LGBTQ-inclusive and Cisgender Individuals” (April 4, 2018 Webinar)

This is the third discussion of the new America Walks discussion series, “Walking Towards Justice” and explores issues of street harassment and creating places that are welcoming for all genders and sexual orientations. It includes guest co-host Veronica O. Davis, PE and special guest, Holly Kearl, author of Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for … Continue reading Walking Towards Justice Ep #3 “Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women, LGBTQ-inclusive and Cisgender Individuals” (April 4, 2018 Webinar)

Pushing Boundaries: What Makes a Walkable Community (March 14, 2018 Webinar)

Times are changing, and walking advocacy needs to be an active part of helping to shape the future of communities. Learn about programs, policies, and places that are using creativity and innovation to put people first in community design and planning. The webinar features experts from the Gehl Institute and then learn from projects in … Continue reading Pushing Boundaries: What Makes a Walkable Community (March 14, 2018 Webinar)

New Webinar: Making the Case for Transit (April 11, 2018)

Register Here Webinar Title: Making the Case for Transit Webinar Date/Time: April 11, 2018 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific Register Here About the Webinar Every trip is a walking trip, whether you are on foot the entire way or just to the nearest transit stop. Transit can be a critical partner and advocate in the … Continue reading New Webinar: Making the Case for Transit (April 11, 2018)

From the Ground Up: Built Environment Strategies and Support for Walkable Communities (February 27, 2018 Webinar)

The purpose of this webinar is to discuss how built environment strategies such as land development plans, policies, and zoning code reforms can support walkable communities —and the importance of collaboration between planners, transportation and public health practitioners. Additional Resources Jamie F. Chriqui, PhD, MHS, University of Illinois at Chicago Presentation Qaiser Mukhtar, CDC Presentation … Continue reading From the Ground Up: Built Environment Strategies and Support for Walkable Communities (February 27, 2018 Webinar)

New Webinar: Walking Towards Justice Ep #3 “Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women, LGBTQ-inclusive and Cisgender Individuals”

Register Here Webinar Title: Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women, LGBTQ-inclusive and Cisgender Individuals Webinar Featured Text: Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women by Holly Kearl Webinar Date: April 4, 2018 at 2pm Eastern/11 am Pacific Register Here About the Webinar Too often discussions in walking and … Continue reading New Webinar: Walking Towards Justice Ep #3 “Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women, LGBTQ-inclusive and Cisgender Individuals”

Orientation to the 2018 Walking College (February 8, 2018 Webinar)

Below is a recording of the Orientation to the Walking College webinar for the 2018 program. To learn more about the program, click here. 

Walking Together: The What, Why, and How of Walking Organizations (February 14, 2018 Webinar)

Walking programs are a great way to improve individual health, strengthen relationships, and explore new parts of your community. One of our biggest requests at America Walks is how to get a walking program or organization started and what resources are available to do. We gathered some of our friends to share their knowledge on … Continue reading Walking Together: The What, Why, and How of Walking Organizations (February 14, 2018 Webinar)

New Webinar “Pushing Boundaries: What Makes a Walkable Community” (March 14, 2018)

Register Here Webinar Title: Pushing Boundaries: What Makes a Walkable Community Webinar Date/Time: March 14, 2018 at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific Register Here About the Webinar Times are changing, and walking advocacy needs to be an active part of helping to shape the future of communities. Learn about programs, policies, and places that are using creativity … Continue reading New Webinar “Pushing Boundaries: What Makes a Walkable Community” (March 14, 2018)

New Webinar: From the Ground Up: Built Environment Strategies and Support for Walkable Communities (February 27, 2018)

Register Here Webinar Title: From the Ground Up: Built Environment Strategies and Support for Walkable Communities Webinar Date/Time: February 27th at 3pm Eastern, 12pm Pacific Register Here About the Webinar The purpose of this webinar is to discuss how built environment strategies such as land development plans, policies, and zoning code reforms can support walkable … Continue reading New Webinar: From the Ground Up: Built Environment Strategies and Support for Walkable Communities (February 27, 2018)

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

In the second episode of our Walking Towards Justice series, we explore the devastating impacts that social injustice within our legal system has had on people of color and low-income communities. Using the text The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander as a framework for the conversation, our … Continue reading Walking Toward Justice Episode #2: The Criminal Justice System’s Impact on Walking and Walkability in Low-Income and Communities of Color