From Plans to Equitable Change: Community Partnerships to Encourage Walkability

June 7, 2022 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm America/New York Timezone


Other Notes: Planners,whether urban, transportation, housing, or environmental, have a tremendousimpact on the physical and built environment we live in. How can other agencyprofessionals, elected officials, and community members influence planningprocesses to get more walkable, accessible, and equitable communities? TheCenters for Disease Control and Prevention and America Walks asked the AmericanPlanning Association to help develop strategies for working with planners topromote physical activity. They came up with fifteen specific short, medium,and long-term approaches. Join us to learn more about how to influence theplanning process, building cross-sectoral collaborations, and elevating communityvalues in the built environment. Join us with panelists Sagar Shah, Planningand Community Health Manager, and Jo Peña, Research Associate of the AmericanPlanning Association.