2018 Speaker Series

2018 logo speaker seriesBoth the Great Recession and the unique recovery have made it clear that circumstances change, and the needs of our communities evolve over time, sometimes in ways that we struggle to anticipate. As a result, there is a need for the profession to plan for and manage these fast moving transformations. We must reimagine our communities to face these changes.

Click here to find out more about this exciting series.  Starts Friday, June 29th.

July 29 Event

Preventable Planning: Day-to-Day Steps to Fit Communities

Presenters: Beth Altshuler, MCP, MPH, CPH, Raimi Associates; Candace Rutt, WalkSacramento; David Miller, AICP, City of Folsom; Judy Robinson, County of Sacramento
Moderator:  Elizabeth Boyd, AICP, Ascent Environmental

From General Plan policies to on-the- ground development projects, how can health be integrated into planning and design practices to support the daily pursuit of
healthy choices and lifestyles? This session will explore leading edge tools to promote physical activity and access to healthy foods. We’ll rst focus on General Plan
policy, with information from the Governor’s Oce of Planning and Research’s General Plan Guidelines update eort and examples on how the General Plan can set
the stage. We’ll then explore how Health Impact Assessments can inform development project decisions and be used to eectively engage community members and
leaders. Lastly, we’ll examine how careful review of Zoning Codes, Design Guidelines, Specic Plans, and Conditions of Approval can guide projects by addressing both
physical activity and food access to bring healthy living within reach of all people.

Click here to download Beth Altshuler's presentation

Click here to download Candace Rutt's presentation

Click here to download David Miller's presentation

Click here to download Judy Robinson's presentation

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