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.
Room: State 3
Moderator: 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” Download a Copy of the Presentation Here
- Rachel Beyerle, Communications Director, National Aging and Disability Transportation Center, “Time for a Little Chat: Using Twitter to Support Walkability Initiatives” Download a Copy of the Presentation Here
- 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” Download a Copy of the Presentation Here
- Jenny Hansen, Toledo Safe Routes to School Coordinator, YMCA/Live Well Greater Toledo, “GET HEALTHY, GET GREEN, GET ACTIVE4.ME” Download a Copy of the Presentation Here
- Yennie Fuller, Civic & Social Impact, Niantic, “Using Mobile Location Based Gaming to Increase Community Engagement” Download a Copy of the Presentation Here