Thursday, September 14
The walking movement has many tools and resources at its disposal to engage, educate, and mobilize its members. Here how communities and organizations are using technology to get individuals physically, mentally, and socially active.
Sandy Leuthner, Communications Consultant, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota.
For more information on the individual presentations of this session, click on the links below.
- Alexandra Sodl, M.S., R.D., LDN, Public Health Dietitian, City of Allentown Bureau of Health, “Click to Walk” in Allentown Pennsylvania”
- Rachel Beyerle, Communications Director, National Aging and Disability Transportation Center, “Time for a Little Chat: Using Twitter to Support Walkability Initiatives“
- Carmen D. Harris, MPH, Chief of Social Impact and Strategic Partnerships, GirlTrek, “Using Citizen Science to Identify Barriers and Facilitators to Walking and Walkability in African-American Communities in the US”
- Jenny Hansen, Toledo Safe Routes to School Coordinator, YMCA/Live Well Greater Toledo, “GET HEALTHY, GET GREEN, GET ACTIVE4.ME”
- Yennie Fuller, Civic & Social Impact, Niantic, “Using Mobile Location Based Gaming to Increase Community Engagement”