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January 2018

Food Hub: Trends and Resources

January 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Food hubs aggregate, distribute, and market source-identified food products to multiple buyers from multiple producers, primarily local and regional producers. Marketing channels, such as directories, strengthen the ability of these producers to satisfy the needs of local and regional wholesalers, retailers, and institutional buyers that may have been otherwise out of their reach. Recent research, such as USDAâ??s multi-volume series, Running a Food Hub, provides important insights into successes and pitfalls of these operations. This webinar, co-hosted by the Chesapeake…

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The Criminal Justice System’s Impact on Walking

January 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

America Walks has launched a new social equity-inspired online discussion series titled: Walking Towards Justice. In our second episode, we will be exploring 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 panel of experts and advocates will discuss discrimination within our criminal justice system and…

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HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms

January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

You've worked hard all year to promote health and wellness in your school or district. Now, it's time to get recognized for your efforts! Become recognized as a healthy school by applying for the HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms initiative, a voluntary initiative run through the United States Department of Agriculture to congratulate schools excelling in school nutrition and physical activity. Join this webinar to learn more about the initiative and get tips and tricks for submitting a successful application.…

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The Latest and Greatest on Local School Wellness Policy

January 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Action for Healthy Kids to learn about the latest trends, research and resources for your district's Local School Wellness Policy to ensure compliance with requirements. The federal Healthy, Hunger-free Kids Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-296) and the Local School Wellness Policy final ruling (2016) requires school districts to have local wellness policies that include goals for: nutrition promotion & education, physical activity, policies for food and beverage marketing, implementation, evaluation and reporting plans and policy leadership. Learn how districts…

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Best Practices for Public Health Program Evaluation

January 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

This 90-minute webinar will review public health program evaluation and illustrate how to develop and implement a comprehensive evaluation plan. Topics will include process and outcome evaluation, quantitative and qualitative methods and tools, evaluation planning, and understanding logic models. This is the first in a series of three APP webinars on evaluation. See attached flyer for more information. Click here to register

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February 2018

Community Eligibility Provision 101

February 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join this webinar to learn the nuts, bolts, and many benefits that community eligibility offers to students, schools, and communities. Click here to register

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CHSC Grantee Spotlight: Clinton County on Elizabethtown-Lewish CSD’s Bicycling Curriculum

February 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Join us to hear from Justin Facteau and find out how the purchase of ten bikes with CHSC funding spurred this district to re-engage in school wellness efforts, in particular to address CSPAP in a comprehensive and sustainable fashion. JOIN WEBEX MEETING https://jsi.webex.com/jsi/j.php?MTID=mdaff42512d43ed2c4035373f5a427a27 Meeting number (access code): 624 140 864 Meeting password: CHSC

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How to Apply to the Walking College

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The America Walks 2017 Walking College Fellows will walk across the stage and accept their diplomas later this week. Armed with new knowledge in learning from experienced walkable community campaigners about leadership, coalition-building, effective communication, walkable community design, transportation and land-use policy, and campaign planning, Fellows will now go out to implement their Walking Action Plans. Learn more about the 2017 class at http://americawalks.org/america-walks-celebrates-2017-class-of-walking-college-fellows/. Passionate about walking but not sure how to make your community more walkable? Join an informational…

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School Coordinator Brainstorming Call

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Cast your vote for the next brainstorming call topic. School coordinators are invited to participate in a brainstorming call where the topic will be decided by YOU! Cast your vote here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MXZQ55X JOIN WEBEX MEETING https://jsi.webex.com/jsi/j.php?MTID=m3db22bb0177fd77826bdc83b596aa359 Meeting number (access code): 620 596 208 Meeting password: CHSC

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Walking Together: The What, Why, and How of Walking

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

One of America Walks' biggest requests is how to get a walking program or organization started in a community. Learn how to get started and then hear tips from successful programs on lessons learned from their own experiences. This webinar is for those just starting out on the walking path as well as our more experienced advocates. Click here to register

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Walking Together: The What, Why, and How of Walking

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

One of America Walks' biggest requests is how to get a walking program or organization started in a community. Learn how to get started and then hear tips from successful programs on lessons learned from their own experiences. This webinar is for those just starting out on the walking path as well as our more experienced advocates. Click here to register

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Championing Transformative Change to Advance Health Equ

February 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

On the final webinar of HIP's 4-part series, we'll discuss: What do we mean by 'transformative change' and why this is essential to advancing health equity; How Douglas County (Omaha) is building a supportive cohort of local health equity leaders; How Minnesota is changing the narrative around health and confronting root causes of inequity; How HIP and others are building a health equity movement and supporting innovation; Resources to help your health department champion transformative change to advance health equity.…

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2018-2019 School Breakfast Grant Opportunities

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join this webinar to learn more about school breakfast grant opportunities for the 2018-2019 school year from Action for Healthy Kids. Grants are available to individual schools or multiple schools in districts to support school breakfast programs, including Universal Breakfast and Alternative Breakfast. Learn how your school can increase participation in school breakfast and receive funds, technical assistance, and promotional items to make it all happen. Click here to register

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2018 National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference

February 25 @ 9:00 am - February 27 @ 5:00 pm

It's time to start thinking about planning your trip to the nation's capital in February 2018 for the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference (AHPC). Join 1,200+ of your colleagues for what is sure to be the anti-hunger community's biggest and best conference yet! Visit the conference website - www.antihungerpolicyconference.org - to register, reserve your hotel room, receive conference updates, and more. The always-popular conference app will be launching soon, allowing you to plan your conference experience from the comfort of your…

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March 2018

Pushing Boundaries: What Makes a Walkable Community

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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. Click here to register

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2018 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo

March 20 @ 8:00 am - March 24 @ 5:00 pm

On March 20-24, thousands of health and physical education professionals will come together in Nashville for the 2018 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo - ready to share ideas, get inspired and learn from industry experts. Convention is held in partnership with SHAPE America Southern District and Tennessee AHPERD. This convention draws the best of the best - teachers, researchers and future professionals who know that through effective health and physical education, we can prepare all children to live their…

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April 2018

Making the Case for Transit

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Every trip is a walking trip, whether you are on foot the entire way or just to the nearest bus stop. Transit can be a critical partner and advocate in the fight for walkable communities. Learn from successful programs and campaigns on how to make the case for people-first walking and transit solutions. Click here to register

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May 2018

Creating Livable Communities for All Ages

May 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Walkable communities are only truly walkable when they are able to be enjoyed and accessed by members of all ages. Learn how communities of all shapes and sizes are making sure they are livable for people of all ages. This webinar is for those just starting out on the walking path as well as our more experienced advocates. Click here to register

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June 2018

A Good Investment: The Benefits of Walkable Communities

June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

You can't put a price on a good walk, but you can calculate the benefits of walkability. Learn about the economic and financial power of walkable communities and how to use the information to make your case for safe, accessible, and enjoyable places to walk and be physically active. Click here to register

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