Training Opportunities – April 14, 2016

Webinar – Making the Link, Part I – Increasing Access to Community Programs for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management

Wednesday, April 20th, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Click here to register.

The webinar hosted by the CDC’s Division of Community Health will provide strategies on how community health organizations can work with key stakeholders to help increase access to clinical and community preventive services, including chronic disease management.

Webinar – Communicating Controversial Tobacco Control Policies with Executive Leadership

Monday, April 25, 2016, 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Click here to register.

This webinar of the Spring Webinar Series by the Tobacco Control Network will highlight some controversial topics related to tobacco policy. The webinar features a dynamic array of speakers who will discuss how they were able to achieve successes in tobacco policy areas with the support of their executive leadership. Participants of the webinar will explore topics including, but not limited to, raising the tobacco purchasing age to 21, working to address health equity among LGBT communities, mentholated cigarettes, and e-cigarettes.

Webinar – Controlling Your Own Density: Strategies to Reduce the Number of Tobacco Outlets in your Community

Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 11am PT. Click here to register.

This webinar, part of the CDC/OSH point-of-sale webinar series, will discuss the importance of density reduction as a tobacco control strategy. Experts will explore different methods for reducing density and outline the legal issues involved with addressing existing retailers. They will also discuss a comprehensive policy: San Francisco’s equity-focused density reduction ordinance.

Webinar – Partnering for Strong Economies: Regional Councils and Walkable communities

Thursday, May 5th, Starts at 11:00 a.m. Click here to register.

America Walks presents this webinar which will examine how federal transportation funding is allocated through Regional Councils and how to access it for projects that promote walkable communities including complete streets, safety efforts and place-making.

Portland Employers Bike Summit

Friday, May 20th, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Place: Cambia/Regence Campus in Downtown Portland

Cost: Free

Keynote Address by Joe Cortright, President and Principal Economist for Impresa Consulting.

Want to network and learn how Metro-area employers are supporting biking to work? Click here to learn more and register.



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