Training Opportunities – July 14, 2016

Webinar: Working with Public Housing Authorities: Addressing Smokefree Multi-Unit Housing Implementation Challenges

July 27, 2016, 12 pm                                             Register here

The Tobacco Control Training Collaborative is hosting a webinar that will focus on the main challenges when attempting implement smokefree multi-unit housing. This webinar is mostly geared for tobacco control program managers and secondhand smoke policy coordinators from state, tribal and territorial programs.

Webinar: Safe Routes to School – Harnessing the Power of Data to Support Kids Walking and Biking

July 27, 2016, 1:00 pm                                       Register here

We are in a time of rapid change when it comes to using data to understand and improve health and safety. Join this webinar to learn how data can be used to inform and support Safe Routes to School initiatives. Hear from speakers about the importance of data, learn about ways in which data is becoming more accessible and useable to communities, and be inspired by innovative uses of data across the country.

Webinar: Designing Places for People

August 1, 2016, 11am                                               Register here

Join this “Designing Places for People” webinar hosted by America Walks. Part of the Walking College series, but open to everyone, this webinar will illustrate specific features of the built environment that make a place walkable—people-and business-friendly. Learn how to survey existing conditions and visualize their transformation—from a desolate and abandoned downtown district to a modern, vibrant marketplace of human interaction, welcoming people of all ages, incomes, ethnicities, and religions. Dan and Samantha will provide an informative and entertaining demonstration of their work and recommend tools, such as the walking audit, for us to use to create change in our own communities. Presenters: Dan Burden and Samantha Thomas, Blue Zones.



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