Step It Up! The Surgeon General's Call to Action on Walking and Walkable Communities
September 17, 2015 12:00 pm Eastern Time
On September 9, a new window of opportunity opened for promoting healthy, physically active communities. The U.S. Surgeon General released his Call to Action on Walking and Walkable Communities, drawing new national attention to walking and walkability. This webinar discussed what the Surgeon General hopes to accomplish with his Call to Action, what the recommendations are and the science behind them, what the Call to Action means for health funders, and how grantmakers can play a role in the work ahead. Speakers included: Shavon Arline-Bradley of the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General, Susan Carlson of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Tyler Norris of Kaiser Permanente.
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- Subject Areas: Healthy Eating / Active Living