Healing the Nation – Walking and Talking – Solutions and Partners for Safer and Healthier Communities

Thursday October 29, 4:00 – 5:30pm

All of us deserve the freedom to walk in our communities– to access basic needs and for benefits including health. Learn how Seattle and Louisville are implementing innovative multi-disciplinary programs across community members, police officers, doctors, patients, and medical staff.  Hear how these multi-sector partnerships are employing a medical center and proven crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED) principles to increase safety and build community cohesion.

Moderator: Rosemary Agostini, Founder and Past Chief Activity, Sports and Exercise Medicine, Group Health Cooperative

Panelists:

  • SteVon Edwards, MPH, Community Health Specialist, Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and America Walks Vice-Chair
  • Officer Robert Cambronero, Community Police Team, South Precinct, Seattle Police Dept.
  • Lieutenant Adrian Z. Diaz, Community Outreach Section, Seattle Police Department
  • Dr. Kim Holland MD, Rainier Clinic, Group Health Cooperative
  • Betty Wills, Medical Assistant, Rainier Clinic, Group Health Cooperative
  • Teri Lindsay, Medical Assistant, Rainier Clinic, Group Health Cooperative

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