2012 California Healthy Cities and Communities Annual Conference

The Center for Civic Partnerships announces the opening of registration for the 2012 California Healthy Cities and Communities Annual Conference on April 19, 2012 in Los Angeles.

The 2012 California Healthy Cities and Communities Annual Conference focus will be “Designing and Living in Healthy Cities and Communities” and will feature Dr. Richard Jackson, Professor and Chair of Environmental Health Sciences at UCLA’s School of Public Health as the keynote. Confirmed interactive panels and roundtable sessions include:
·         Using GIS and mobile technology
·         Innovative community-based strategies for healthy eating
·         Health and equity in transportation planning
·         Collaborating to create healthy communities
To be held:
Thursday, April 19, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

The California Endowment’s Center for Healthy Communities
1000 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Link to registration form

California Healthy Cities and Communities is a program of the Center for Civic Partnerships which is part of the Public Health Institute. For the past 24 years, the Center has provided assistance and support to over 75 cities and communities throughout California to undertake community health improvement initiatives. These communities of various sizes, demographics and civic personalities have been leaders in creating healthier environments.  Using a variety of community-driven strategies, they have curtailed exposure to tobacco, increased opportunities for physical activity and better nutrition, and improved public safety.  The California Healthy Cities and Communities Network comes together annually with representatives of likeminded communities to be inspired, share their successes and explore breakthrough innovations.

For more information, please contact Meghan Lewis, Senior Program Assistant at the Center for Civic Partnerships
at (916) 646–8680 or via email: mlewis@civicpartnerships.org

2 Responses to 2012 California Healthy Cities and Communities Annual Conference

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  2. ali says:

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