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Finding and Buying Local Foods

Online

USDA Farm to School local food procurement guru, Christina Conell, breaks down the how to’s of finding and buying local food. We’ll cover a few procurement basics and then focus on where the opportunities are to target local products in the purchasing process. Join to gain insights on how to start making change in your […]

Pedestrian Planning for Communities: A Transferable Training Program in Kentucky

Online

This is part of the America Walks 2016 webinar series, "Tools for the Field." There are a wealth of resources available to the walking movement. From webinars to toolkits to step-by-step guides, these tools provide the information and guidance necessary to take the first step on the path to a walkable America. Join America Walks as […]

Expanding the Role of Convenience Stores: An Industry & Public Health Opportunity

Online

This seminar is the fourth in a five-part series on "Bridging the Food Industry-Public Health Divide: A Guide to More Effective Engagement and Policies.” The seminar series is held in partnership with the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Hudson Institute featuring Hank Cardello, Senior Fellow and Director, Obesity Solutions […]

OPCE Website Orientation

Online

Please register here: https://jsi.webex.com/jsi/onstage/g.php?MTID=ee83dc766eaf075b78e5c7175491df758

Game on Grants Webinar

Online

Learn more about Action for Healthy Kids' Game on Grants. Click here to register

Exploring Tactical Urbanism

Online

America Walks will explore how the idea of tactical urbanism is instrumental to creating communities that promote enjoyable and accessible PA. Register here

Implementing the WSCC Model

Online

Hear how two local school districts have implemented Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model. Sue Baldwin of Buffalo will be a panelist. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/388968003823204353

Engaging Parents in School Health and Wellness

Online

Parents are largely an untapped resource in the movement towards healthier schools. When valued, properly equipped and empowered, parents serve as effective change agents to create healthy school environments. This webinar will feature success stories, effective strategies and practical pointers for engaging parents in your school community as powerful partners in your school wellness efforts. […]

Get Recognized as a Health Promoting School

Online

Register for this webinar to learn more about applying for the HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms initiative. Click here to register

CSPAP Webinar

The OPCE and its partner, the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, will be hosting a CHSC grantee webinar on Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs (CSPAP). The primary audience of this training is school coordinators and staff working to implement CSPAP components.

Zoning for Active Living: A Tool for Facilitating Adult

This webinar will explore how zoning and land use laws can impact changes to the built environment that facilitate active living in the community. The information is based on the largest nationwide evaluation of zoning codes for jurisdictions located in the most populous 471 U.S. counties. The presentation will discuss how public health practitioners and […]

Submitting a great TIGER grant application

Is your community thinking about applying for a 2016 TIGER grant? Are you looking for help and support in preparing the best possible grant application?

Planning for Farm to School Success: School Gardening

Hear about the different ways to incorporate school gardens into your farm to school program as well as how schools are successfully procuring school garden produce for their meal programs.

Keeping the Tradition (traditional foods!) Alive

This spring, USDAâ??s Office of Community Food Systems will host a four-part webinar series focused on integrating farm to school strategies in native communities. Each webinar will feature a guest speaker who will share tips, stories and best practices for keeping local food traditions alive in child nutrition programs that serve tribal populations.

Healthy Foods, Healthy Communities Forum

DoubleTree by Hilton, 225 Water St., Binghamton, NY

Have you ever wondered how you can leverage the purchasing power of food to improve the health of your community? Join the Food & Health Network and the Broome County Health Department on April 7 to learn how your worksite, community group, institution or government organization can improve health and wellness through buying healthy, local […]

Planning for Farm to School Success: Curriculum

Experiential education is an important component of successful farm to school programs. This webinar will help you plan for your farm to school educational efforts and brainstorm food, agriculture, and nutrition-related educational activities with which you can engage students.

Best Complete Streets Policies of 2015 webinar

Complete Streets are making their way across the country. In 2015, over 60 communities passed Complete Streets policies, bringing the total policy number to 885 nationwide. Learn which policies stood out as the best on April 12, when Smart Growth America's National Complete Streets Coalition will unveil the full national ranking. And for the first […]

Volunteer for School Health

Online

Whether you currently have active volunteers or are looking to utilize the help of new volunteers, you'll walk away with tips and ideas on how volunteers can provide an extra helping hand or a needed, valuable skill set when it comes to school wellness efforts. Click here to register

Surgeon General’s Call to Action: Walking as a Practice

Online

This is part of the America Walks 2016 webinar series "The Call to Action in Action." The release of the Surgeon General's Call to Action on Walking & Walkable Communities in September 2015 was a watershed moment for the walking movement. Its release provided leadership and motivation for governments, businesses and organizations to address the […]

Commit to Inclusion in Physical Activity and PH

A truly facilitating community is one in which health promotion activities are as accessible to people with disability as they are to people without disability. Hosted by the National Physical Activity Society, this webinar will explore environmental barriers to physical activity for people with disabilities and provide options to increase access to health promoting behaviors […]

What’s in a Name Webinar

This webinar will consist of short presentations of different approaches to helping people eat better: behavior change, social marketing, (food and) nutrition education, and health promotion. Each presentation will define one approach, describe its essential processes, differentiate it from other approaches, and list its key elements and principles. This webinar aims to discuss what is […]

Framing Webinar

Building on the conversation started at the January CHSC Convening, we invite you to join the OPCE and Berkeley Media Studies Group (BMSG) for a training on framing. This webinar will re-visit the concept of framingâ??what it is and why it mattersâ??and help participants apply that knowledge to develop messages supportive of CHSC activities. We […]

Environmental Public Health Tracking Virtual Conference

The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) has partnered with the CDCâ??s Environmental Health Tracking Branch to host an innovative virtual conference to: 1) raise awareness and knowledge about the environmentâ??s role in chronic disease and 2) highlight collaboration opportunities between state leaders, decision makers, and practitioners working in environmental health and chronic disease […]

Complete Streets Policy Development Webinar

Join the OPCE and Robert Johnson from PedNet for a webinar on Complete Streets (CS) Policy Development. This webinar will highlight concrete, actionable steps that will help you to get a CS policy passed in communities without one. All CHSC coordinators and their partners are welcome to participate, however this webinar will provide more of […]

Partnering for Strong Economies

The webinar, hosted by America Walks and the National Association of Regional Councils, 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. A regional council planner and an advocate who has worked hard to take […]

Creating Walk and Bike to School Programs

Learn about Walk and Bike to School programs that will get your kids moving and help them start their day ready to learn while also offering a great way to engage families and community members in your health and wellness efforts. You can register for the webinar here .

Creating Walk and Bike to School Programs

Learn about Walk and Bike to School programs that will get your kids moving and help them start their day ready to learn while also offering a great way to engage families and community members in your health and wellness efforts. You can register for the webinar here .

Creating Walk and Bike to School Programs

Learn about Walk and Bike to School programs that will get your kids moving and help them start their day ready to learn while also offering a great way to engage families and community members in your health and wellness efforts. You can register for the webinar here .

Creating Walk and Bike to School Programs

Learn about Walk and Bike to School programs that will get your kids moving and help them start their day ready to learn while also offering a great way to engage families and community members in your health and wellness efforts. You can register for the webinar here .

Creating Walk and Bike to School Programs

Learn about Walk and Bike to School programs that will get your kids moving and help them start their day ready to learn while also offering a great way to engage families and community members in your health and wellness efforts. You can register for the webinar here .

America Walks: Surgeon General’s Call to Action

As part of its 2016 Webinar Series, America Walks will highlight the great work that has been done since the launch of the Surgeon General's Call to Action on Walking & Walkable Communities in September 2015, and what's next for the walking movement. Click here to register

America Walks: Surgeon General’s Call to Action

As part of its 2016 Webinar Series, America Walks will highlight the great work that has been done since the launch of the Surgeon General's Call to Action on Walking & Walkable Communities in September 2015, and what's next for the walking movement. Click here to register

America Walks: Surgeon General’s Call to Action

As part of its 2016 Webinar Series, America Walks will highlight the great work that has been done since the launch of the Surgeon General's Call to Action on Walking & Walkable Communities in September 2015, and what's next for the walking movement. Click here to register

America Walks: Surgeon General’s Call to Action

As part of its 2016 Webinar Series, America Walks will highlight the great work that has been done since the launch of the Surgeon General's Call to Action on Walking & Walkable Communities in September 2015, and what's next for the walking movement. Click here to register

America Walks: Surgeon General’s Call to Action

As part of its 2016 Webinar Series, America Walks will highlight the great work that has been done since the launch of the Surgeon General's Call to Action on Walking & Walkable Communities in September 2015, and what's next for the walking movement. Click here to register

Voices for Healthy Kids: Moving Physical Activity

Voices for Healthy Kids staff will present key message research findings and coalition approaches to move physical activity policy forward at the state and local level. Their polling has identified terms that do and don't resonate with the public, such as built environment and exercise. Tune in to hear what they've learned through this important […]

Voices for Healthy Kids: Moving Physical Activity

Voices for Healthy Kids staff will present key message research findings and coalition approaches to move physical activity policy forward at the state and local level. Their polling has identified terms that do and don't resonate with the public, such as built environment and exercise. Tune in to hear what they've learned through this important […]

Voices for Healthy Kids: Moving Physical Activity

Voices for Healthy Kids staff will present key message research findings and coalition approaches to move physical activity policy forward at the state and local level. Their polling has identified terms that do and don't resonate with the public, such as built environment and exercise. Tune in to hear what they've learned through this important […]

Catalysts for Change: 3 Perspectives for Healthy Policy

To advance school wellness policies and practices takes time, guts, and vision for real efforts to take place. The Public Health Institute's (PHI) Center for Wellness and Nutrition and California Project LEAN are pleased to invite you to participate in learning from three school stakeholders - an adult ally working with youth, a parent leader, […]

Strategies to Improve the Food Retail Environment

Please join us on Thursday, May 19 from 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm ET for a webinar on Healthy Food Retail: Strategies to Improve the Food Retail Environment, hosted by New York State Department of Health. The webinar will focus on how communities across the United States can take a comprehensive approach to building a healthy […]

Increasing Access to Drinking Water in Schools

Access to drinking water in schools is part of a supportive school nutrition environment. Providing access to drinking water gives students a healthy alternative to sugar-sweetened beverages, helps to increase students' overall water consumption, and maintain hydration which is important for learning. Presenters from the CDC, Harvard, and UC San Francisco will describe the benefits […]

Health Equity Research and Practice: Using a Community

Join APHA, the Tulane Prevention Research Center, and Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health for an interactive discussion about how to engage diverse communities in obesity prevention. Learn how to identify and describe the various community-level factors that not only influence eating, activity and body weight, but also what resources are available […]

Health Equity Research and Practice

Join APHA, the Tulane Prevention Research Center, and Tulane Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health for an interactive discussion about how to engage diverse communities in obesity prevention. Learn how to identify and describe the various community-level factors that not only influence eating, activity and body weight, but also what resources are available […]

Let’s All Ride Together

In honor of Bike Month, this webinar brings three perspectives on how to help families bicycle together: Family Biking Workshops and classes for all stages of family biking; Parent/youth summer programming with bike share; and Open Streets events. Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1319097668330383107?platform=hootsuite

Changing Climate through Healthy Community Design

APHA and ecoAmerica are co-sponsoring a four-part webinar series investigating the health impacts of climate change. The series explores the connection between climate change and key areas of our health: allergies and asthma; health risks in children; mental health; and transportation and healthy community design as a mitigation approach. In the third webinar of the […]

Complete Streets 201: Webinar

Hosted by Voices for Healthy Kids, the National Complete Streets Coalition, and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, this webinar will cover transportation planning basics, complete streets policies, and how to include equity in complete streets. Click here to register

Surgeon General’s Call to Action: What’s Next

Online

This is part of the America Walks 2016 webinar series "The Call to Action in Action." The release of the Surgeon General's Call to Action on Walking & Walkable Communities in September 2015 was a watershed moment for the walking movement. Its release provided leadership and motivation for governments, businesses and organizations to address the numerous […]

ESSA 101: Webinar

Hosted by Voices for Healthy Kids, this webinar will focus on the physical education and health provisions of the recently-passed federal education law, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Click here to register

Why Walking and Walkability?

Join America's best-known Walking Champion, Mark Fenton, for an inspiring presentation on why walking and walkability matter. A former competitive race-walker, Mark will explain why walking has been central to human existence throughout our history until we lost our way in the twentieth century, and how the walking advocacy movement has worked to repair the […]

Nonstop: Two Approaches to Direct Delivery to Retail

One of the many consumer interests in local is that without having to travel 1000s of miles, local food can be fresher. To get food fastest from field to retail some operations are now removing a stop at an aggregation/distribution facility - farms are taking their product directly to the retail stores. This webinar presents […]

Implementing Community Strategies for Healthy Equity

This webinar will provide strategies on tailoring community health initiatives to address health inequities and enhance sustainability, including how to practice authentic community engagement. Presenters will share steps for identifying and overcoming barriers and unintended consequences that priority populations may face from community interventions. Presenters, including fellow CHSC grantee Bronx Health REACH/Institute for Family Health, […]

FDA Nutrition Facts Labeling Webinar

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will host a webinar on Monday, June 27, 2016, to review the Nutrition Facts Labeling Final Rules and what industry needs to know about the changes to Nutrition Facts labels and serving sizes. On May 20, 2016, the FDA announced the new Nutrition Facts label to reflect the latest […]

Exploring Local Ballot Initiatives

America Walks and the Center for Transportation Excellence have announced a new online webinar and training series. The series will provide advocates with the knowledge, training, and tools to launch Local Ballot Initiatives.These initiatives support projects and infrastructure related to improving transit for developing walkable communities. The series will begin with an informational webinar that […]

Cities Operating and Supporting Summer Nutrition Programs

Cities across the country are becoming more involved in Summer Nutrition Programs. City agencies often sponsor summer sites, and city leaders are increasing the visibility of summer food by promoting it to the community, championing the program, and speaking publicly about the benefits it brings to children and families. This webinar, hosted by the Food […]

Grading the Walking Movement

America Walks, in partnership with the Safe Routes to School National Partnership and YMCA of the USA, is excited to offer a chance to go back to school and measure the efforts of the walking movement through the recently released 2016 State Report Cards, with our webinar Grading the Walking Movement. The 2016 State Report […]

Friends and Allies of the Walking Movement

Join America Walks for the free webinar, Friends and Allies of the Walking Movement on July 14th at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific as we explore how to connect with possible new partners in the work towards making America a great place to walk. We will hear about how to learn and grow with and from […]

2016 Healthy Retail Webinar Series: Habits

Join the Center for Science in the Public Interest for the fifth webinar in their 2016 Healthy Retail Webinar Series about habits. Because habits are unconscious and automatic, we often don't notice how they influence what we eat and how we feed our families. For example, most repeat purchases are the result of unconscious habits, […]

The Role of Clinicians and Health Care Systems

In the first presentation, you will learn the origin, history, successes and failures of the Walk with a Doc program - a unique example of a successful community-clinical linkage program that is now in 245 sites across the United States and in 5 other countries. Speaker: Dr. David Sabgir, Founding CEO Walk With a Doc. […]

Pedestrian Design 101

Join the OPCE and Robert Johnson from PedNet for a webinar on Pedestrian Design 101. In this webinar, participants will learn about the basics of slowing traffic, accommodating non-motorized transportation and speaking the language of traffic professionals. This introductory webinar will provide background information that those with less experience in Complete Streets design may find […]

Including People with Disabilities: PH Workforce

The Including People with Disabilities: Public Health Workforce Competencies outline recent advances in knowledge and practice skills public health professionals need to include people with disabilities in the core public health functions - Assessment, Policy Development and Assurance. The new Competencies reflect national effort to advance health equity for all. Join to learn more on […]

Healthy Retail Webinar Series: Impulse Buying

Join for the sixth and final webinar in CSPI's 2016 Healthy Retail Webinar Series. The topic will be impulse buys. Because impulse buys can be automatic, we often don't notice how these purchases lead to the consumption of extra calories. This webinar will address how unhealthy marketing practices fuel the obesity epidemic and what grocery […]

Institutionalizing Change: How to Make Walking Routine

The fifth webinar in America Walks' "Walking College" series reviews public policy and private marketplace strategies to increase walkability. Mark Fenton presents. Learn more and register here

Healthier Food Retail Peer Networking Call

Presentation 1: Features in Grocery Stores that Motivate Shoppers to Buy Healthier Foods. This presentation will describe results from a recently published study that examined features in grocery stores shoppers reported motivated them to purchase more healthful foods. Features include common supermarket practices for each of the 4 Ps of marketing: pricing, placement, promotion, and […]

America Walks Webinar

This webinar will discuss how complex research results can be translated to inform practice and policy. Presenters will describe appropriate study designs and methods for dissemination and implementation research. Principles will be illustrated with examples. Click here to register

Youth Engagement

Learn about youth engagement at the local, regional, and state levels; how kids of all ages are influencing their community in positive ways; and how your community can engage youth, participate in meaningful dialogue, and share ideas with decision makers and community members to make a difference for safety in the community. Click here to […]

Ideas to Put Local School Wellness Policies in Action

Now is the time to review, update and implement your district's local school wellness policy. Join Action for Healthy Kids and USDA's Team Nutrition in this timely and informative webinar to learn about the Final Rule and putting these new requirements in action. The AFHK wellness policy tool and new USDA Team Nutrition resources will […]

Walking and Walkability Campaigns

You know we need to increase walking and improve walkability; you've developed leadership, coalition-building, and communication skills; you understand the built-environment components of a walkable community and how to interact with the public policy system to create change. The final piece of the puzzle is to design and implement a successful campaign - but how […]

Local Wellness Policies Webinar with the CDC and USDA

To clarify the USDA's final rules, the Alliance will be co-hosting a webinar on September 1 with representatives from the USDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Click here to register

Local Wellness Policy Webinar with Alliance, CDC, USDA

Due to high demand, the Alliance, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of Agriculture have scheduled a second webinar on Sept. 7 about the local wellness policy final rule. Join at 1 p.m. ET to learn how your school can start making changes before the implementation deadline (June 30, 2017) […]

Farm to Institution: Focus on Equity and Impact

The Common Market partners with food service management companies to reach vulnerable communities and scale impact for sustainable farms. Through these partnerships, we can leverage the purchasing power of food service operations to re-invest in rural communities. In this webinar, you will learn more about specific tools and initiatives to measure and promote local procurement […]

America Walks Webinar: First Mile, Last Mile

Walkability and good public transit are natural partners because together they provide a reliable, supportive infrastructure for people to live well without a car. Learn about the power of combining walkability and public transit with our September 8th webinar "First Mile, Last Mile: Connections to Transit." This webinar will explore ways for transit advocates and […]

School Fundraising Policies and Practices

Join Healthy Eating Research, Boise State University, and the Kids' Safe and Healthful Foods project for the release of a new report: "School Fundraising Policies and Practices: A Shifting Landscape." Following the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, schools are required to meet updated nutrition standards for foods and beverages sold at fundraisers during the […]

Complete Streets on Main Streets

Join the NYS Department of Transportation (DOT) and OPCE for a webinar addressing Complete Streets (CS) on Main Streets. During this webinar, DOT will provide an overview of the NYS CS law and strategies for addressing CS on state owned roads (aka Main Streets). The presentation will also focus on how CHSC coordinators can effectively […]

Walking and Running Initiatives in Schools

Hosted by Action for Healthy Kids, this monthly series will address a variety of topics aimed at improving the school wellness environment. Beginning in September, join these calls on the second Wednesday of the month. Click here to register and see the list of monthly topics.

Wellness Wednesday: Walking and Running Initiatives

Join Action for Healthy Kids for their first 2016-2017 school year Wellness Wednesday Webinar to learn about how your school can implement walking and biking initiatives both in school and as active transportation options! Hear examples from AFHK schools and get your kids moving today! Click here to register

How Quality Physical Activity Enhances Learning

What happens when we apply neuroscience to physical education? Academic achievement! As a pioneer of the Naperville, Illinois, P.E. program, Coach Paul Zientarski says it is important for all educators to understand the neuroscience of the brain. This is a subject not often studied by professionals who make decisions on educational practices. This presentation will […]

Nudges: Behavioral Economics in Healthy Retail

RNECE-South will be discussing behavioral economics and the use of behavioral nudges within the context of healthy retail interventions. More details to follow - check out their website for more information as we get closer to the date.

Catalyst Training: adding population reach

Please hold this date for a performance monitoring webinar with DOH. The webinar will be recorded and as with other webinars DOH will do a brief review of the catalyst system and remind grantees of common errors to avoid when entering data for fourth quarter.

Leveraging School Improvement Plans

This webinar will provide an overview of school improvement plans (SIP) and highlight the opportunity to leverage these plans to strengthen student health and wellness. It will describe the general process schools use to develop SIPs, the variability across school districts and states, and how the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model provides […]

Game On: Six Steps to Building a Healthy School

It's the beginning of a new school year, which means it's time to get your Game On. AFHK's Game On program is a no-cost, step-by-step online guide that provides all the information and resources you need to build a healthy school. Join this webinar to learn about how to use Game On to build a […]

Smart Ideas to Implement Smart Snacks in Schools

Now is the time to look at the school food environment. Join AFHK and AASA, the School Superintendents Association, in this timely and informative webinar to learn about the final rule on Nutrition Standards for All Foods Sold in School (Smart Snacks) and putting these new requirements into action. Click here to register.

How Wholesome Wave is shaking up preventative health

On Thursday, September 29 from 12:00 - 1:00 Eastern, join Community Food Centres Canada for a free webinar. What would happen if lack of funds wasnâ??t a barrier to accessing fresh fruit and vegetables? Access to healthy food directly correlates to health - and a lack of it prevents low-income communities from managing diet-related illnesses […]

Smart Food Planner Webinar

Need help finding healthy food and beverage options that meet students' taste preferences and are also in alignment with your schoolâ??s budget? Let the Alliance for a Healthier Generation's NEW Smart Food Planner be your go-to resource for sample menus and recipes for School Breakfast, Lunch, Supper, Summer Meals, and Snacks. Join Share Our Strength […]

Navigating the Action for Healthy Kids School Health Po

School staff: WE HEARD YOU. For years, you have been asking for a one-stop shop for school health. Now, AFHK has made one available! Designed using your feedback, you can apply for grants, form your school health team, complete a school health assessment, develop and track your action plan, plan volunteer events and much more. […]

Moving Equity from Theory to Practice

Working with an equity lens is an intentional decision and can be a difficult process for an organization to undergo. During this webinar, leaders from the Colorado Trust, Consumer Health Foundation, and Interact for Health will highlight their major accomplishments, lessons learned, and challenges with putting equity into practice in collective impact. Click here to […]

Wellness Weds: Energize Employee Wellness in School

Healthy schools need healthy role models. When students see staff practicing what they preach, they are more likely to want to practice those healthy behaviors themselves. It's important for all school staff, whether or not they are members of the school health team, to practice healthy role modeling to support and encourage healthy habits among […]

Walking and Walkability in Rural Communities

Different environments or types of communities offer different opportunities and challenges for promoting walking and walkability. One of the most common questions sent to America Walks is about resources available for walking in rural communities. Learn about some of the challenges that come with working in rural environments and a selection of resources that provide […]

School Breakfast: Breakfast in the Classroom

Join AFHK to learn more on how to successfully incorporate breakfast in the classroom models in secondary schools. Hear the pros and cons of this successful model and strategies for success. Click here to register

Celebrating National Farm to School Month with USDA

With Doug Davis, Burlington School Food Project; and Alex Emmott, Oakland Unified School District. In celebration of National Farm to School Month, join the webinar to learn about resources from USDA's Office of Community Food Systems and how farm to school strategies can boost participation, reduce food waste, and increase consumption of fruits and vegetables. […]

School Employee Wellness: Making Positive Changes Last

Building on the successful webinar series from last fall, we will explore how to ensure that school employee wellness practices become part of the culture of a school and/or district. Click here to register

Sustaining School Employee Wellness

Building on the successful webinar series from last fall, Kaiser Permanente will explore how to ensure that school employee wellness practices become part of the culture of a school and/or district. Click here to register

Getting Started on School Wellness: What Parents Need

What's the best approach for accomplishing your school wellness goals? Who's who at your school, and how can teamwork help you? How can wellness policies help you achieve your goals? To become a successful advocate for healthy schools, parents need to know how to build awareness, support and momentum to make wellness a priority at […]

Building Capacity for Collective Impact

Building capacity for collective impact is critical for funders, backbone leaders, and others working together to address complex social problems in communities. Drawing on learnings from The Rider-Pool Foundationâ??s Collective Impact Fellowship, this webinar will delve into the most important capacities and strategies needed in collective impact. Click here to register

Going for the Gold in School Wellness: How to Apply

Does your school promote health and wellness for your students? Get recognized and receive funding for your efforts by applying for the HealthierUS School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms (HUSSC:SL) initiative with help from AFHK! Click here to register

An In-Depth Look at Safe Routes to School

On November 7, join John Auerbach from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for a webinar on Safe Routes to School as a community-wide intervention with a 5-year impact. This webinar is part of the CDC's new Health Impact in 5 Years (HI-5) initiative. This is an excellent opportunity for advocates to learn […]

Innovative Approaches to Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity prevalence rates have steadily risen throughout the last several decades along with many associated proposed solutions at every level from the family circle to the national arena. In this webinar "Innovative Approaches to Prevention and Management of Pediatric Obesity: Physiopathological Basis and Successful Interventions," Dr. Melinda Sothern, PhD, CEP, presents her findings from […]

Wellness Wednesday: Easy Nutrition Messages

Discover quick and easy ways to share nutrition education messaging and increase awareness of healthy eating among students and parents. Both messaging and methods of distribution will be discussed on this AFHK webinar. Click here to register

Supporting School Employees Through Stress Reduction

Stress and burnout is one of the leading issues facing teachers and staff in schools today; join Kaiser Permanente to learn how to create practices and trauma informed systems to support school employees in caring for their own and each other's social and emotional health. Click here to register

Leveraging Buying Groups for Foods for School Meals

When operating and managing the School Meals Programs, every cent counts. Increasing buying power by joining or forming a buying group is one way to secure better price points and reduce administrative burdens for the school meals program, including school breakfast. Join us to learn what a buying group is, how one is formed, and […]

How Health and Economic Trends are Changing Food

Food businesses must understand factors influencing food trends in order to successfully navigate them. Those factors -- including consumer attitudes, health beliefs, the economy, and flavor profiles -- shape the marketplace and influence the success of new products at the store or on the menu. Consumers are moving out of the economic crisis both emotionally […]

Healthy and Ready to Learn: State ESSA Plans

Currently, states around the country are working to develop state plans to implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). ESSA recognizes the need for schools to support the whole child and specifically acknowledges the importance of student health and wellness. To help school health advocates and others take advantage of this unprecedented opportunity to integrate […]

Get Your Community Involved: Engaging Volunteers

For your school wellness program to be successful, it is vital to engage key groups of volunteers to support your action plan and be partners in your efforts. These key groups include parents and other family members, school staff, school board members, community organizations and local business owners. This AFHK webinar features strategies and practical […]

Work While Walking: Walking Meetings

Walking is a great way to incorporate more physical activity into your daily routine. One way to make sure you are getting the recommended amount of steps is to turn meetings at work into walking meetings. Join America Walks for a webinar on November 17, 2016 at 2pm Eastern to explore the what, why and […]

Unions in Schools: Important Partners for Employees

Working with unions representing teachers and school staff is critical for successful and sustainable school employee wellness; learn how to form and maintain these partnerships and why they can benefit everyone involved. Click here to register

Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper Approach to Vibrant Streets

Lighter, Quicker, Cheaper (LQC) strategies empower communities to create great places - whether itâ??s new amenities, programming, art, or design changes - LQC is a process that helps create great places that highlight local assets and attract people.This webinar will explore LQC approaches to streets as critical public "places" that can lend richness to the […]

Health and Regulation in the Age of Processed Food

Join Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, nutrition watchdog and outspoken obesity expert, for this one-hour webinar that will explore how policy can best be applied to encourage healthier eating and better health. The webinar will provide examples of progress made in changing corporate policies and behavior. Dr. Freedhoff will discuss both successful and unsuccessful case studies, including […]

Integrate Continuous Learning into Collective Impact

This webinar will explore how to co-create learning priorities, learning plans that determine the activities required to create a continuous cycle of dialogue, and a learning culture that allows for openness, trust, and risk-taking. Attendees will explore how to facilitate learning conversations and how to model learning processes with collective impact partners. Click here to […]

Safe Routes to Healthy Foods

This webinar, hosted by the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, will introduce the concept of Safe Routes to Healthy Food, or how to overcome transportation barriers to accessing nutritious foods. This webinar will make the case for why active transportation and food access advocates can and should collaborate, and will provide examples of how […]

Assessing Prevalence and Trends in Obesity

Understanding prevalence and trend estimates for childhood obesity is essential to informing research, policies and interventions. However, different survey or measurement approaches can produce different prevalence rates and trends, painting a varying picture of the state of childhood obesity in America. On December 5, NCCOR is hosting the next Connect & Explore webinar on Assessing […]

A Fruit and Vegetable National Action Plan Report Card

A recent National Fruit & Vegetable Alliance Report Card evaluates critical policies and programs impacting fruit and vegetable availability and consumption over the past ten years. Overall, the positive impact to consumption has been minimal despite proven scientific data continuously showing that a diet high in fruits and vegetables helps maintain a healthy weight and […]

Reducing Sodium through Meal and Menu Modifications

More than 75% of the sodium Americans consume comes from processed and restaurant foods, not the salt shaker. Reducing sodium intake requires increased availability of lower sodium packaged and restaurant foods. The government, industry, community groups, and consumers must work together to reduce sodium content in the food supply. This Web Forum will focus on […]

Nudge Kids to Eat Better at School: Smarter Lunchroom

Do students at your school regularly select healthy options offered with school meals? If not, don't fret. We can nudge students to make healthy choices by making our lunchrooms smarter. On this AFHK webinar, Learn about the Smarter Lunchrooms movement and explore strategies to spruce up your school cafeteria in ways that will inspire kids […]

National Physical Activity Society (NPAS) Webinars

NPAS hosts monthly webinars on the 3rd Monday of the month at 1:00 pm. The December call topic is transportation connections and health impact assessment. Click here to join their mailing list and register for webinars.

Health Impact Assessment: When to Use It

This webinar will explore the use of Health Impact Assessment (HIA) as a tool to help plan and design communities that will meet existing needs and anticipate future benefits to public health. For those promoting physical activity, it's a method to discuss and consider the ease of physical activity when planning or modifying transportation layouts. […]

Policy, Systems, and Environmental Change Webinar

Join OPCE for our upcoming Policy, Systems, and Environmental (PSE) Change webinar. During this webinar, we will explore how a PSE approach can help to create sustainable, comprehensive measures to improve community health. Attendees will learn how to effectively communicate the characteristics of successful PSE approaches and how PSE initiatives can be sustained; and will […]

Keep Moving: Comprehensive School Physical Activity

Join AFHK to learn about the latest trends and resources for your school Comprehensive School Physical Activity Plan (CSPAP) to keep your students moving throughout the school year. Experts recommend that kids get at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day. There are many opportunities for physical activity during the school […]

Keep Moving! Comprehensive School Physical Activity

Join Action for Healthy Kids to learn about the latest trends and resources for your schools Comprehensive School Physical Activity Plan (CSPAP) to keep your students moving throughout the school year. Experts recommend that kids get at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity every day. There are many opportunities for physical activity […]

Moving Forward in 2017: Active Transportation

Join America Walks and Rails-to-Trails Conservancy for a policy briefing that will explore what's anticipated in federal trail, walking, and biking policy as the new Congress and Trump administration prepare to take office. Experts in transportation and public health policy and former Congressman Tom Petri (R-WI) will share their insights about what the new political […]

Communicating the Right Message to the Right Audience

Learn how to create a communications strategy, including a competitive analysis, audience evaluation, and editorial calendar. A calendar invitation has been shared with all coodinators.

Beyond the First Step: The Many Benefits of Walking

The benefits of walking are many and widespread. From personal, physical and mental health, to strengthening relationships and engaging community members, walking is a powerful tool. Join America Walks for their webinar, "Beyond the First Step: The Many Benefits of Walking" on January 11th at 2pm Eastern to learn how individuals and organizations are harnessing […]

Wellness Wednesday: Take the SuperFit School Challenge

Join Action for Healthy Kids to learn how our new SuperFit School Challenge can help your school raise funds, energize your school community and teach your students healthy physical activities and nutrition education. We'll take you through this new program that gives your kids, and your school's fundraising efforts, a healthy advantage. Click here to […]

Webinar Series on Title IV, Part A Guidance – SSAE

The Office of Safe and Healthy Students invites you to participate in a series of webinars on the U.S. Department of Educationâ??s recently issued Non-Regulatory Guidance on the Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) Grants. The SSAE program is authorized under Title IV, Part A of ESSA and aims to increase the capacity of State […]

Plan4Health Coalition-Building Webinar

Join for the first webinar of a three-part series for APHA and its Affiliate members about the Plan4Health Initiative, and the importance of planning and public health to create the healthiest nation. During the first webinar, presenters will discuss coalition-building and how it was instrumental in the important policies, systems and environmental changes work conducted […]

Navigating the Action for Healthy Kids School Portal

Learn about the AFHK School Health Portal including how to apply for grants, form your school health team, complete a school health assessment, develop and track your action plan, plan volunteer events and much more. Click here to register

Eat Better at School: Creating a Healthier School Food

Learn about policies and regulations related to the school food environment and get ideas and resources for healthy fundraisers and celebrations, snack programs and non-food rewards. Click here to register

Webinar Series on Title IV, Part A Guidance – SSAE

The Office of Safe and Healthy Students invites you to participate in a series of webinars on the U.S. Department of Education's recently issued Non-Regulatory Guidance on the Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) Grants. The SSAE program is authorized under Title IV, Part A of ESSA and aims to increase the capacity of State […]

Introduction to Digital Marketing

This webinar will look at the importance of your organizationâ??s website, how the content is created and framed and the importance of analytics. Weâ??ll also take a look at key tactics, such as email and blogs, to drive users to your site, outside of social media. A calendar invitation has been shared with CHSC coordinators.

Introduction to Digital Marketing

This webinar will look at the importance of your organization's website, how the content is created and framed and the importance of analytics. We'll also take a look at key tactics, such as email and blogs, to drive users to your site, outside of social media. A calendar invitation has been shared with CHSC coordinators.

Get Recognized as a Health Promoting School

You've worked hard to promote health and wellness in your school or district. Now, it's time to get recognized for your efforts. Become recognized as a health promoting 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 […]

Path to A Walkable Future

Walkable communities are the most successful when people come together to create a place where every person has safe, accessible and enjoyable active transportation. What kind of coalitions and partnerships have worked best in creating walkability? How can walking advocates work with other sectors to create vital and vibrant communities for the future? Join this […]

Grants.gov Training Webinar

Grants.gov is the website where federal grant-making agencies go to post grant funding opportunities and where the public goes to find and apply for those opportunities. The goal of the presentation is to provide information on how to use the Grants.gov website to apply for AMS grant programs. Topics covered in the presentation include the […]

Wellness Wednesday Celebrating National Nutrition Month

Get ready to celebrate National Nutrition Month and School Breakfast Week in March. Learn creative ways to celebrate National School Breakfast Week during March 6 - 10, 2017 and all through March. Hear examples from AFHK partner schools on ways to highlight healthy foods as part of your celebrations. Click here to register

Webinar Series on Title IV, Part A Guidanceâ??SSAE

The Office of Safe and Healthy Students invites you to participate in a series of webinars on the U.S. Department of Educationâ??s recently issued Non-Regulatory Guidance on the Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) Grants. The SSAE program is authorized under Title IV, Part A of ESSA and aims to increase the capacity of State […]

The Role of Public Health in Complete Streets

What's the connection between public health and Complete Streets? And how can professionals in public health and transportation work together to create streets that are safe and convenient for a variety of active transportation choices? Join the National Complete Streets Coalition and their guests Voices for Healthy Kids and the American Public Health Association for […]

Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program Webinar

The U.S. Department of Agricultureâ??s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced the availability of $27 million in grants to strengthen market opportunities for local and regional food producers and businesses through the Farmers Market and Local Food Promotion Program. AMS will host a webinar to help farmers, producers groups and other potential applicants to understand […]

Improving Payment for Obesity Care

This American Academy of Pediatrics 60-minute webinar on February 16 focuses on improving payment for pediatric obesity care. This is the second in a 2-webinar series focused on the results of the AAP/AHRQ Childhood Obesity Treatment & Reimbursement Conference. As part of this webinar, AAP/AHRQ will: explore potential payment models for family based behavioral pediatric […]

How to Plan the Best Every Kid Healthy Week Event

Action for Healthy Kids is proud to work with schools nationwide to promote the 5th annual Every Kid Healthy Weekâ?¢- an annual focus on making schools healthier places. Every Kid Healthy Week brings attention to the childhood obesity epidemic and, more importantly, to its solutions including, sound nutrition, regular physical activity and health-promoting school programs. […]

Webinar Series: Financial Fundamentals for Food Hubs

There is great power in properly maintained and used financial records. This webinar series by National Good Food Network (NGFN) is key to unlocking that power. Book keeping and financial management acumen is necessary to recognize patterns and key ratios that enable food hub operators to make smarter, more effective operational decisions. Participants in this […]

Bike and Ped Count Pt 1: Programs, Data and Metrics

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) will host two free webinars to help agencies understand how to collect and use bicycling and walking count data. Part One of the webinar series will briefly cover the "how" and "why" of bicycle and pedestrian count data collection, present examples of count program implementation from across the […]

Apply for a 2017-2018 Game On Grant

Join this AFHK webinar to learn about their Game On grants including specific grant details, eligible states and helpful application tips. Click here to register

Leveraging the Rankings for Community Action

How might you use the County Health Rankings release as an opportunity to spur action in your community? Each year, the Rankings release receives media attention in national, regional and local media outlets. This webinar will explore strategies and resources available to help you capitalize on the momentum and excitement around this yearâ??s Rankings release […]

Bicycle and Pedestrian Count Data — Part 2: Equipment

The Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) will host two free webinars to help agencies understand how to collect and use bicycling and walking count data. Part Two of the webinar series will focus on the types of counting equipment and what works where, how well, and how to make sure it's working. Presenters include […]

Actions to Promote Healthy Kids, Healthy Future

Looking to expand your community activities to promote healthy active living for children and prevent childhood obesity in early childhood settings? Join this webinar to learn more about community-driven approaches to support young children and their families' health in early childhood settings. Panelists will discuss implementation efforts, successes, challenges, next steps, and recommendations for other […]

Webinar Series: Financial Fundamentals for Food Hubs

There is great power in properly maintained and used financial records. This webinar series by National Good Food Network (NGFN) is key to unlocking that power. Book keeping and financial management acumen is necessary to recognize patterns and key ratios that enable food hub operators to make smarter, more effective operational decisions. Participants in this […]

Exceed: The Tool for Healthy Food Service Guidelines

The Exceed tool (http://www.exceedtool.com/) is a new resource that provides guidance on how to include healthy food service guidelines in your food service contracts. This session will describe the RFP process, sample language for technical proposals, and explain how the Randolph-Sheppard Act implements guidelines for food service facilities on government property. Call Number: 866-581-9669, participant […]

Webinar Series: Financial Fundamentals for Food Hubs

There is great power in properly maintained and used financial records. This webinar series by National Good Food Network (NGFN) is key to unlocking that power. Book keeping and financial management acumen is necessary to recognize patterns and key ratios that enable food hub operators to make smarter, more effective operational decisions. Participants in this […]

Partnerships – Police Departments and Summer Meals

Partnerships between local law enforcement and Summer Nutrition Programs can foster healthier community relations and keep children safe and engaged while enjoying a healthy meal when school is out. Additionally, many police departments provide youth programming, which can be a perfect fit for serving summer meals. This call will highlight programs and advocates that have […]

Social Media 101

We will give an overview of the current social media landscape, then will follow with a closer review and training of Twitter and Facebook. Weâ??ll also discuss how to address concerns from governmental agencies that are hesitant to use social media. A calendar invitation has been shared with CHSC coordinators.

Webinar Series: Financial Fundamentals for Food Hubs

There is great power in properly maintained and used financial records. This webinar series by National Good Food Network (NGFN) is key to unlocking that power. Book keeping and financial management acumen is necessary to recognize patterns and key ratios that enable food hub operators to make smarter, more effective operational decisions. Participants in this […]

County Health Rankings 2017: Measures and New Features

In this webinar, County Health Rankings will share information about what is new in this yearâ??s Rankings release. Participants will learn about new measures, changes to existing measures, and new web site features. Click here to register

The Right to Walk

It's not always easy to find places or the time to be physically active but every individual has the right to walk. Learn how walking can be prioritized in communities of all types and be inspired with tips of how walking can be incorporated into the daily routine of every individual. Join this America Walks […]

Wellness Wednesday: Engaging Volunteers through Game On

Game On activities can be a great way to get volunteers involved in your schoolâ??s wellness plan. Join this Action for Healthy Kids Wellness Wednesday webinar for tips on how to recruit and engage parents and community members in one-time and ongoing activities and learn about AFHK's resources to help build your volunteer network. Click […]

Webinar Series: Financial Fundamentals for Food Hubs

There is great power in properly maintained and used financial records. This webinar series by National Good Food Network (NGFN) is key to unlocking that power. Book keeping and financial management acumen is necessary to recognize patterns and key ratios that enable food hub operators to make smarter, more effective operational decisions. Participants in this […]

Improving Quality and Appeal of Summer and Afterschool Meal

Summer and afterschool meals donâ??t have to be boring, bland, or repetitive! The quality of meals plays a critical role in the success of the Summer and Afterschool Meal Programs in alleviating hunger, improving nutrition, and attracting more children to sites. Join to hear from program providers, sponsors, and advocates on ways to: improve vendor […]

Improving Quality and Appeal of Summer and Afterschool Meal

Summer and afterschool meals don't have to be boring, bland, or repetitive. The quality of meals plays a critical role in the success of the Summer and Afterschool Meal Programs in alleviating hunger, improving nutrition, and attracting more children to sites. Join the Food Research & Action Center's March 9 Webinar at 1 pm ET […]

Curbing Unhealthy Food and Beverage Marketing to Students

For the first time, the federal government has stepped in to limit unhealthy food and beverage marketing in schools. On July 29, 2016, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) finalized regulations that strengthen requirements for local school wellness policies. Among other requirements, the final rule allows in-school promotions only for foods and beverages that […]

Plan4Health Physical Activity Webinar

Join Plan4Health for the second webinar of a three-part series to learn about the Plan4Health Initiative, and the importance of planning and public health to create the healthiest nation. Presenters will talk about Complete Streets and ways it was integrated into a city plan and how a coalition worked to encourage dialogue across sectors and […]

Webinar Series: Financial Fundamentals for Food Hubs

There is great power in properly maintained and used financial records. This webinar series by National Good Food Network (NGFN) is key to unlocking that power. Book keeping and financial management acumen is necessary to recognize patterns and key ratios that enable food hub operators to make smarter, more effective operational decisions. Participants in this […]

Making Breakfast Part of the School Day

Learn how teachers, principals, district administrators and states have found ways to make breakfast an integral part of the school day. Click here to register

Systemic Oppression as a Key Determinant of Health Ineq

Health inequities are produced through the unequal structuring of opportunities and outcomes based on race, class, gender, and other structural determinants. Systems of oppression including white supremacy, patriarchy, and capitalism actively privilege certain social groups ((whites, men, and wealthy) over others (people of color, women, and people with less wealth). This training provides participants with […]

Enhancing Infrastructure to Increase Physical Activity

This intermediate-level webinar will present comprehensive strategies to improve community design standards that encourage walking, biking, and active transportation. Presenters will share how increased physical activity has been vital in helping underserved populations on both a local and national level; and how to engage stakeholders in a position to improve health disparities, and incorporate health […]

Libraries and Museums Operating Afterschool Meal Prgm

Libraries and museums provide a perfect setting for the Afterschool Meal Program. Learn from advocates, libraries, and museums strategies for making afterschool meals work at these community locations. Click here to register

Cultural Sensitivity Training

This program will enhance participants' understanding of culture, self-cultural awareness and diversity. There will be discussions examining the impact of these issues in the workplace, as well as the benefits of cultural diversity and sensitivity in the workplace. Aspects of best practices will be outlined to help participants learn how to manage roadblocks to cultural […]

2nd Edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines

This presentation will review the process for developing the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, including the role of the Advisory Committee and the role of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. It will also inform the audience of how they can follow and be involved in the process. Click […]

Webinar Series: Financial Fundamentals for Food Hubs

There is great power in properly maintained and used financial records. This webinar series by National Good Food Network (NGFN) is key to unlocking that power. Book keeping and financial management acumen is necessary to recognize patterns and key ratios that enable food hub operators to make smarter, more effective operational decisions. Participants in this […]

Advancing Neighborhood Change Through Equity andInclusion

Walkability is at the cornerstone of creating neighborhoods that are vital and vibrant, allowing all members of a community to enjoy health, social and economic benefits in a variety of forms. In this webinar, America Walks will aim to look at how to protect and promote the identity and culture of a community, while making […]

Making Your Life Easier with Technology

As Every Kid Healthy Week approaches, join Action for Healthy Kids to learn more about the resources AFHK provides to help schools manage volunteer recruitment, registration and engagement for events. AFHK experts will answer your questions and provide tips and ideas on how to ensure the resources work for your school. Click here to register

Webinar Series: Financial Fundamentals for Food Hubs

There is great power in properly maintained and used financial records. This webinar series by National Good Food Network (NGFN) is key to unlocking that power. Book keeping and financial management acumen is necessary to recognize patterns and key ratios that enable food hub operators to make smarter, more effective operational decisions. Participants in this […]

Community Eligibility Adoption in the 2016-2017 School

FRAC will be releasing new data on schools and districts participating in the Community Eligibility Provision for the 2016-2017 school year. Community eligibility allows high poverty schools to offer free breakfast and lunch and reduce administrative work. Join us to hear how your state compares in take up of community eligibility and trends that are […]

Innovative Bicycling Programs for Youth

This webinar will explore creative and effective innovations happening in the realm of young people and bicycling. Speakers will discuss programming and education efforts that relate to youth bicycling, describing successful programs from states as diverse as Minnesota, Washington, and Arizona. Topics will include engaging, equity-focused local programs as well as statewide bicycle education efforts. […]

Designing for Inclusive Health

America Walks and the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) - Lakeshore Foundation are excited to announce a webinar to kick-off a new micro-grant program. This program will award grantees up to $1,500.00 for projects related to supporting disability inclusion strategies that make healthier choices the easier choices for all people in […]

Integrating Complete Streets, Vision Zero, and Equity

How do Complete Streets and Vision Zero fit into a comprehensive planning approach? And what can planners and advocates do to support Transportation Equity in community development? Join the National Complete Streets Coalition and co-host APBP to discuss these questions and more. This webinar will feature speakers from the Memphis Medical District Collaborative and Livable […]

Reducing Sodium in Food Service Settings

More than 75% of the sodium Americans consume comes from processed and restaurant foods before salt is added at the table, leaving little choice for consumers trying to limit their intake. Therefore, reducing population sodium intake requires increased availability of lower sodium packaged and restaurant foods. Members of the foodservice system, such as foodservice operators, […]

Wellness Wednesday: Promoting Screen-free Activities

Our kids consume an average of seven hours of screen media per day. Reducing screen time can help children be more physically active, have a healthier diet and perform better in school. Join AFHK for April's Wellness Wednesday Webinar to learn how to organize Screen-Free Week and promote screen-free activities all year round for students […]

Understanding Bias and Building Cultural Competence

Through this training, participants will gain the knowledge, skills, and ability to become culturally competent public health professionals, develop an understanding of the difference between implicit and explicit bias, increase self-awareness of how bias affects their own worldview, and explore "debiasing" techniques to unlearn implicit biases that may affect decision-making on behalf of marginalized and […]

Active Transportation Return on Investment

As funds for infrastructure development become increasingly limited, it is important that cities are making decisions that maximize the impact of each dollar spent. This means that cities have become more creative and paid more attention to approaches that not only improve the local economy, but also improve the health, and quality of life for […]

ESSA and the Child Nutrition Programs

The Food Action and Research Center is hosting a webinar on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the opportunity it creates to provide access to school breakfast, as well as afterschool and summer nutrition programs. http://org2.salsalabs.com/o/5118/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=85362

The Active Schools Movement: Strategic Plan 2017-2020

In its four years, Active Schools (formerly Let's Move! Active Schools) has enrolled almost 23,000 K-12 schools serving over 12 million students. Active Schools had heeded the call to make it easier for schools to provide an active school environment â?? one that provides at least 60 minutes of physical activity in day â?? through […]

Healthy Meeting Essentials Webinar

The Center for Science in the Public Interest will be hosting a webinar Thursday April 20th at 1:00 pm addressing healthy meetings. The webinar is geared towards meeting planners and will make the case for healthier meetings and events, and provide recommendations for improvement. Share this opportunity with participating worksites and other interested stakeholders. Visit […]

Promoting active communities: Finding data

APHA believes in the power of evidence - and using data to inspire change -to create healthier communities for all. That's why we're proud to announce a new website exploring the Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2016 Benchmarking Report, which traces the rise of walking and bicycling across the nation. APHA and the […]

Exploring Community-Wide Interventions

The Centers for Disease Control and Preventionâ??s (CDC's) Health Impact in Five Years, or HI-5 (high-five) initiative, highlights a list of non-clinical, community-wide approaches with a proven track record. Each intervention listed is associated with improved health within five years and is reported to be cost-effective or cost-saving over the lifetime of the population or […]

Climate Changes Health: Community DesignandTransportation

Learn how climate change strategies can improve community design and transportation practices. Presenters will discuss approaches to support healthy, equitable communities. This is the third webinar supporting the American Public Health Association's Year of Climate Change and Health. Click here to register

Building and Unleashing Community Power to Advance Health

Communities experiencing the greatest health inequities often have the least power to influence the institutions, decisions, and resource allocations that significantly impact health outcomes. Health equity approaches should consider power and community leadership, especially by those most affected by inequities, in the co-creation of conditions in which people can reach their full health potential. This […]

Best Practices for Communicating and Using Safe Routes

Hosted by the Safe Routes to School National Partnership, this webinar will explore effective strategies for collecting and using relevant data at local, regional, and state levels. Speakers will discuss data collection, data-informed decision making, and how to communicate results effectively. Click here to register

ESSA and Chronic Absenteeism

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) recognizes the critical impact chronic absenteeism has on student success. Multiple levers exist in the law for supporting efforts to address chronic absenteeism. For example, states and school districts are now required to include the rate of chronic absenteeism on their school report cards and professional development funding can […]

Celebrating Your Volunteers: Wrapping Up the Year

Join AFHK for tips and ideas on how to recognize and thank all your awesome volunteers for their hard work this year and empower them to become even more engaged in the future. Click here to register

Opportunities for Rural Walkability

Preserving and maintaining our outdoor spaces is a major responsibilty, especially in rural communities where trails and other areas are opportunities not only for physical activity but also for transit connections. Learn how the support of trails, parks and sidewalks play a role in promoting walkability in rural communities and what you can do to […]

Wellness Wednesday: Offering Healthy Snacks at School

Snacks can make or break a healthy diet for both adults and kids. The right snacks can supply our bodies with nutrients we wouldn't normally eat during meals and give students the energy need to learn and focus during class. Join this AFHK webinar to learn from schools across the country on ways to successfully […]

Communicating Equity w/ Policymakers, Community and Prtrs

Communicating about equity is virtually unlike any other strategic communications enterprise. It must consider the various counter narratives (e.g., equality, undeservingness, merit) that shape the public conversation as well as the social and cognitive drivers of how we make meaning of race, class, gender, justice and fairness. This session will provide information on how the […]

Complete Streets and Walkable Communities

The National Complete Streets Coalition and America Walks are co-hosting the fourth webinar in the Implementation and Equity 201: The Path Forward to Complete Streets series, which will explore how Complete Streets help communities achieve walkable main streets. The webinar will provide examples of collaboration between public health and rural economic development, highlight community involvement […]

Health Communications Learning Collaborative Kick-Off

APP Learning Collaborative Kick-Off: Health Communications May 24th, 11:30pm-1:00pm EDT Public healthcare practitioners must not only find communications solutions that deliver information about their services, but build dynamic, sustainable relationships that are community-centric. This webinar will provide participants with an overview of social marketing communications and offer tips to public health practitioners in New York […]

Tackling resilience through food policy councils

The increasing prevalence and severity of environmental, political, and humanitarian emergencies are prompting governments and communities to think more about where their food will come from in such situations, and how their local food systems may contribute to (or lessen the impact of) them. Food policy councils can play an important role in assisting with […]

The Best Complete Streets Policies of 2016 kickoff

Mark your calendar! Smart Growth America's annual review of the best Complete Streets policies of the last year comes out on Thursday, June 8, 2017. This year they are excited to celebrate 1,000 Complete Streets policies now in place nationwide. That includes more than 130 passed in 2016 alone. See the full list of places […]

Data Visualization 101

Do you ever find yourself wishing you had the skills to turn your data into more compelling charts or graphics? OPCE is hosting a data visualization webinar to just this! During this 45 minute session, you will learn how to increase the odds your data are used for decision-making and/or to inform strategies. Join OPCE/JSI […]

Tracking the Walking Path

When talking about opportunities to walk, knowing where to walk is key. Data and mapping tools are plenty and can be useful in making the argument for walkable communities and the development of smart cities. Learn about some of the leading tools available to walking advocates. Click here to register

Understanding How the Social Determinants of Health…

The conditions in which we are born, live, learn, play and age exercise a powerful influence on the health of individuals and communities. By critically examining the role of neighborhood conditions, education, income/wealth, and the socio-political climate, this training will strengthen participantsâ?? understanding of the social determinants of health and their role in shaping health […]

Health Equity Efforts in a Changing Policy Environment

How can we promote health equity work within a changing policy environment? Join the next Network Commons discussion, hosted by PHI's Build Healthy Places Network, where three leading experts with federal-level experience will share strategies and points of leverage for organizations and individuals who seek to continue their efforts to promote health equity. Click here […]

Physical Activity – Strategies to Achieve Health Equity

The social pattern of low physical activity participation rates is similar to that of other social determinants of health. This presentation will explore the historic potential root causes of physical inactivity among many diverse groups today. Brief examples of low physical inactivity among certain groups will be given. The presentation will conclude with key questions […]

Successful Community Health Initiatives (TACTIC)

The purpose of this webinar is to provide a practical framework along with insights and strategies for ensuring that community health improvement efforts have a lasting, sustainable impact. Awardee presenters will share examples of facilitators and barriers to creating sustainability within their projects. They will also discuss how the community and partners can take ownership […]

Safe Streets Academy application webinar

The National Complete Streets Coalition is pleased to announce its brand new Safe Streets Academy, a program designed to help jurisdictions transform their commitment to traffic safety into practice. The year-long Academy will bring together engineers, planners, and related professionals from three jurisdictions for an intensive, hands-on training on interventions to address traffic safety. The […]

Addressing Nutrition and Physical Activity Through ESSA

Ensuring students have access to healthy school meals, nutrition education and physical education is a key strategy for supporting their academic success and health. As states develop and implement their state ESSA plans, it is critical that they do so with an understanding of the connection between nutrition and physical activity and academic success. Join […]

Transit-Driven Complete Streets

The National Complete Streets Coalition is excited to continue their monthly webinar series designed to help professionals from a variety of disciplines put Complete Streets into action. Join for the next webinar, Rethinking First & Last Mile: Transit-Driven Complete Streets, taking place on Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 1:00-2:00 PM EDT. Speakers from Michael Baker […]

Essential Tools for Health Equity Practice

Health equity is a value, process, practice, and outcome.(1) As health equity field-building efforts deepen and expand, practitioners face the task of transforming the conceptual to the practical. Given this, how can health equity be operationalized? What does it look like in practice? And what are the core tools for pursuing health equity? This training […]

Farm-to-Institution: How Hospitals Overcame Barriers

This webinar is designed for a hospital food service and community benefit audience but relevant to all organizations, agencies, and individuals seeking to assist institutions in using their purchasing power to leverage a healthier food and agriculture system. Health Care Without Harm (HCHW) is partnering with the CFN and the VA Food Policy Council in […]

A City in Transformation: A Look at St. Paul

St. Paul, Minnesota was selected as the host of the 2017 National Walking Summit for its recent innovation and progress with walkability. Hear from local experts and walking champions about some of the exciting things going on in their city and what you can expect to see at the Summit in September. Click here to […]

Tour the New Healthy Food Access Portal

Join PolicyLink, The Food Trust, and Reinvestment Fund for an interactive webinar to tour the newly redesigned Healthy Food Access Portal! The refreshed site features new and refined resources to better support advocates, entrepreneurs, and other stakeholders to take their work â?? whether a local policy campaign or the launch of a local healthy food […]

Participatory Policymaking, Programming and Evaluation

From problem identification to developing solutions, community voice and leadership are key to generating effective, community competent interventions. The knowledge and wisdom of community residents are some of the most important assets for a public health initiative. Yet, too often traditionally underserved communities like communities of color, rural, immigrant and LGBTQ communities, are excluded from […]

20 Years of Making America a Great Place to Walk

It's the 20th anniversary of America Walks and we're celebrating our birthday by looking back at the growth of the organization and the walking movement. Join us for a free webinar on July 26th at 2pm Eastern, 11am Pacific, as we hear from some of the founders of the organization, experts in the walking movement, […]

CHSC Farm to Institution webinar

CHSC School and Community Coordinators are invited to please join us on Wednesday July 26th from 2-3pm for an OPCE webinar on Implementing Farm to Institution Efforts in the Context of CHSC. We'll hear first from Jonathan McNeice and Elizabeth Machnica from Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (community coordinators will recall that they first joined us […]

2017 National Walking Summit Preview

We're gearing up for the 2017 National Walking Summit and excited by what's developing. Get a sneak peak at some of the presenters and programs that will be available in St. Paul in September. Click here to register

Cycling Equity: Barriers to Bike Access and Use

Cities across the U.S. are building more, and higher-quality bike lane networks - resulting in more riders, and increased safety for those taking to two wheels on our cities' streets. However, this increasingly-popular mode for getting around is not equally accessible to all communities, with Black and Hispanic populations facing both social and infrastructural barriers […]

Intro to CFP for Potential Applicants Webinar

Led by New Entry Sustainable Farming Project staff, this webinar will provide an overview on the USDA's Community Food Projects grant program, including program goals, applicant eligibility, the importance of community engagement, the matching requirement, the application process, and indicators of success. Click here to register

Building Family and Community Support for School Wellness

Do you ever feel like the Lone Ranger in your school wellness efforts? Have you wondered how to bring your local wellness policy to life and gain the engagement of staff and families? Join the Alliance to learn ways to connect and engage others and build a culture of wellness in your school and community. […]

Incorporating health in transportation decisions

APHA believes in working with the transportation sector to create equitable and healthy transportation policies and practices. Since its release in 2015, the Transportation and Health Tool has been an online resource for public health and transportation professionals alike. Using this important tool, practitioners can learn how their states and metropolitan regions stack up against […]

Healthy Food Service Guidelines in Worksite, Community

This call will include a panel from Tennessee to share about food service efforts in the state park restaurants in partnership with US Healthful Food Council/Eat Real TN (https://eatreal.org/) and the formation of a state partner committee to address challenges and sustainability of these system changes. Call Number: 866-581-9669, participant code 31358597, Webinar Link: https://ondieh.adobeconnect.com/r1qslzo4l4v/

Growing a Healthy Foundation for Learning

In July 2016, the USDA updated requirements for school wellness policies. As a result, school districts have been updating and strengthening their policies. Please join the Alliance for a webinar to learn about the guidelines, review the latest research, and highlight current policy work at the state and local level. Click here to register

Farm to School for Children with Special Needs

Learn about opportunities and best practices for utilizing farm to school initiatives to support learning and development for every child. Hear success stories from leaders of programs across the country who are serving students with special needs. Click here to register

Protected Bikeways: A Dive into Design

During this webinar, the guide's authors, Ryan Martinson and Tyler Golly, along with other bikeway planners and engineers, will give participants an insider's look at what design guidance is provided in this new guide, and the various considerations and inputs that helped to shape it as a useable guide for transportation and city planners and […]

Impact of Emerging Technologies on Complete Streets

With the emergence of advanced new technologies, we have reached a pivotal point in transportation planning. How will technologies such as connected and autonomous vehicles change the way we design and use our streets? And what are cities doing today to prepare for these innovations? Join the National Complete Streets Coalition, Stantec, and Transportation for […]

Local Perspective on School WP Implementation

Please join the Alliance for a webinar focused on implementing school wellness policies following the USDAâ??s final rule. This webinar will highlight local perspectives, featuring speakers from California Project LEAN, the California Department of Education and Arvin School District. Click here to join.

Wellness Wednesday: Pumping Up P.E.

Are you looking for ways to pump up your physical education class to include more moderate to vigorous activity? Join AFHK's first Wellness Wednesday webinar of the year to explore research, recommendations and strategies around physical activity. Click here to register

Tools for Assessing Economic Impact

This webinar is intended for food system practitioners interested in commissioning an economic impact assessment. It will introduce attendees to the concept and provide an overview of different tools to assess economic growth. Speakers will cover both standard commercial models and alternative, community-based approaches. They will also share an example of an economic impact assessment […]

OPCE Webinar: Communicating Success Stories

Join OPCE for a hands-on webinar on developing and promoting your successes. Bring your notebook (or computer) and let's start writing your story - We will share tools, and lessons learned about developing and disseminating success stories to garner support for CHSC work. JOIN WEBEX MEETING here: https://jsi.webex.com/jsi/j.php?MTID=m9ced7f8d525ec263a571e764ff188860; Meeting number (access code): 624 218 373; […]

2017 Farm to School Policy Opportunities

Join the National Farm to School Network to learn about current federal legislative activities and state policy efforts that are advancing opportunities for the expansion of farm to school in K-12 and early care education settings nationwide. Presenters will share stories and key learnings from recent policy efforts, and discuss advocacy opportunities for getting involved […]

America Walks new webinar series

Walking Towards Justice, a new social equity-inspired online discussion will be identifying potential solutions to improve walkability and the intersections of mobility, race, class, gender, and politics. The first session on September 27, 2017 2:00pm EDT will discuss the intersection of walkability and residential segregation. Click here to register and be part of the conversation […]

Earned Media and Sustainability Webinar

Erin Sinisgalli, MPH, MCHES, Director of Community Health Programs at St. Peter's Health Partners, will lead this webinar and share strategies to promote sustainability, educate policy makers and other stakeholders, and work with the media to promote and publicize your work. Details to join are included in the attached document. 1. Go to https://meetny.webex.com/meetny/k2/j.php?MTID=t2254b0c2e8a74dcbdd4aad716cf9afca 2. […]

Celebrating Farm to School Month State-by-State

Join National Farm to School Network for a special "Farm to School Month" themed webinar to hear how states across the country are lifting up and celebrating National Farm to School Month, and gather easy action ideas for how you can get involved this October. This webinar is generously sponsored by Co-Bank. Click here to […]

Workplace Wellness: Walk This Way

Healthier workers are more productive, have fewer sick days, and have decreased health care costs. Given that many adults spend half their waking hours at work, the workplace can play a big role in supporting positive lifestyle changes. Workplace wellness, though, does not begin and end at the office door. Employee wellness and community health […]

School Breakfast: Moving Meals Improves Participation

Join Action for Healthy Kids to discover the many benefits of moving school meals out of the cafeteria and before the bell. Discover the data that will support you making the move out of the cafeteria at your school. Hear examples of breakfast models that work and tips and tricks to create support and buy-in […]

Friends and Allies of the Walking Movement

Champions of the walking movement come from different backgrounds, sectors and viewpoints. Learn how by working together, we are stronger than ever. Click here to register

Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Celebrations Are More FUN!

Join Action for Healthy Kids for our October Monthly AFHK Wellness Wednesday Webinar to learn how to have fun with healthy classroom parties and school celebrations. We'll share lots of ideas and resources for parents, teachers and students to incorporate as part of any classroom celebration. Hear examples of successful classroom parties for holidays, birthdays […]

Addressing Childhood Obesity among Latinos

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Office of Minority Health (OMH) will host a webinar, NiÃ?±os Saludables: Addressing Childhood Obesity among Latinos, with a panel of partner federal agencies and stakeholders. The webinar will highlight the prevalence data and explore factors such as culture, behavior, and environment; that have contributed to the increase of […]

Introducing Arts, Culture and Transportation

For a deep dive into Arts, Culture and Transportation: A Creative Placemaking Field Scan, register now for the live webinar discussion happening on October 13, 2017 from 1:00-2:00 pm EDT. Youâ??ll hear from Ben Stone, Director of Arts & Culture at Transportation for America, Jamie Hand, Director of Research Strategies at ArtPlace America, who will […]

Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program

National Institute of Food and Agriculture requests applications for the Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program for fiscal year 2018. The estimated total program funding in fiscal year 2018 is approximately $8,640,000. The Community Food Projects Competitive Grants Program funds two types of grants, Community Food Projects and Planning Projects. The primary goals of the […]

Public/Private Partners: Complete Streets and Large-Scale

Private development projects and large-scale land use programs can play an important role in creating new, healthy, and equitable Complete Streets. How can developers use healthy and Complete Streets design principles and public/private partnerships to achieve community goals? And what are the opportunities and challenges public and private partners face? Join the National Complete Streets […]

Making Signals Work for Bicyclists and Pedestrians

To create transportation networks that are supportive of bicycling and walking, transportation professionals should make use of existing infrastructure. This includes traffic signals and engineering treatments at intersections that can take advantage of a wide range of strategies to improve crossings. This webinar will focus on how agencies can use their traffic signals to make […]

Recess: Why It Should Rock!

When you think back on your school days what stands out? We'd venture to guess that one of the top memories has something to do with recess. Ask any elementary student what their favorite part of school is todayâ??bet you'll hear recess regularly! Are you looking for ways to improve, refresh, and rejuvenate recess at […]

Integrating Communications Into School Health Efforts

The recently released second edition of the CATCH Coordination Kit includes an all-new communications section available for free at CATCH.org. Find out about the tools and resources during a CATCH webinar on October 26th at 11:00am CDT, and learn how to utilize a range of communications tactics to engage your school campus and surrounding community […]

Good Laws, Good Food: Transforming Local Communities

The Food Policy Networks project at the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future is delighted to welcome back the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic to introduce the new version of the toolkit, Good Laws, Good Food: Putting Local Food Policy to Work for Our Communities. Local food advocates play an increasingly important role […]

#CommunityFood: Return to Roots

In food, "innovation" often means a return to traditional cultural practices, creative adaptation of an existing idea, or reinstating traditions that use food to build community. This is one of the most striking findings in "From the Ground Up: Inspiring Community-based Food Systems Innovations," a recent report commissioned by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and produced […]

Drinking Water and Lead Exposure

How does lead get into water and what effects can it have on children and adults? We'll provide a simple overview of plumbing, lead exposure in tap water, and the importance of appealing drinking water in schools. Click here to register

Creating Vibrant Communitites w/ the Community in Mind

Displacement and concerns of gentrification are at the center of many debates about placemaking and development. How do we serve as responsible stewards of communities while also promoting positive change? Learn some of the successful techniques and skills recommended to address these challenges. Click here to register

Integrating Movement into a Well-Rounded Education

Join Action for Healthy Kids to learn about integrating movement into a well-rounded education. Movement and physical activity boosts and activates the brain, improves on-task behavior, and leaves students more focused and ready to return to their academic activities. Hear examples from AFHK schools and create active classrooms through simple and manageable movement strategies, games […]

Planning for School Water Quality

How should schools approach school drinking water quality? What's involved in testing for lead? Join us to learn what steps schools and districts should take to ensure that their students have access to safe drinking water. We'll provide you with resources, toolkits, and next steps to improve your school's water quality and accessibility. Click here […]

Creating Healthy Places For Healthy People

Through the Healthy Places for Healthy People program, EPA has been helping local communities and health care officials create walkable, healthy and economically vibrant downtowns and neighborhoods that improve health, protect the environment and support economic growth. This webinar will look at the connections among economic, human and environmental health factors and present case studies […]

Pedestrian Safety Action Plan – Local Call for Projects

New York's Pedestrian Safety Action Plan includes $40 million in federal Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) funds to implement systemic pedestrian safety projects on local and county urban roads and streets. The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) will conduct a webinar on November 14, 2017 from 2:00-3:30 to discuss the application and eligibility […]

Increasing Healthy Food Access Through Grocery Stores

Join The Food Trust's Center for Healthy Food Access on November 15, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. EST for the second in a series of webinars featuring innovative work across the country supporting healthy food access in underserved areas. Click here to register