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ab32publichealth -- Tuesday July 18 - Climate Action Team Public Health Workgroup Meeting (CATPHWG) Posted: 11 Jul 2017 09:32:16
TOPIC: Active Transportation, Climate Change, and Health Equity. DATE: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 TIME: 1:00 to 3:30 pm PDT (WEBINAR & WEBCAST) LOCATION: CalEPA, Sierra Hearing Room, 2nd Floor 1001 I Street, Sacramento, California Topic/Presenters: * Toward an Active California: State Bicycle + (plus) Pedestrian Plan -Chris Schmidt, CA Department of Transportation (Caltrans) * Integrated Land Use and Transportation Planning - Senate Bill 375 Target Update -Nicole Dolney/Lezlie Kimura, CA Air Resources Board (ARB) * Health and Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Benefits of Ambitious Expansion of Cycling, Walking, and Transit in California -Neil Maizlish, Epidemiologist * SB 1 – California Transportation Funding: Overview and Implications for Health Equity -Kate White, CalSTA: Community Benefits and Opportunities for Active Transportation -Jeanie Ward-Waller, CA Bicycle Coalition: * Autonomous Vehicles (AVs): Automated Vehicles and VMT: Environment, Health, Livability, Climate -Chris Ganson, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR): Public Health and Health Equity Considerations of AVs in California -Ryan Snyder, Transpo Group WEBINAR AVAILABLE - register here: https://cdph.webex.com/cdph/onstage/g.php?MTID=eb8bc4810001693c7cccca85d96ca5284 WEBINAR TELECONFERENCE: Number: 888-204-5984 Access Code: 6205934 WEBCAST: https://video.calepa.ca.gov/ For more information, please contact: Dan Woo, MPH, MS, LEED AP Climate Change & Health Equity Program California Department of Public Health Daniel.Woo@cdph.ca.gov ADDITIONAL ANNOUNCEMENTS Upcoming Events Related to Climate Change and Health Equity Disability and Climate Change: “Preparing for the Future” Thursday, July 20 at 5:30-8:00 pm Ed Roberts Campus, 3075 Adeline St., Berkeley, CA The World Institute on Disability is hosting a workshop looking at the connection between climate change and disability. Join us as we learn more and prepare for the future! “Preparing for the Future” includes: * The basics of climate change and how it will affect the world, from storms to drought to rising tides. * The connection between climate change and disability: What does it mean for this community? * Opportunities for change: what can we do as individuals and as a movement? * Connect with other attendees to truly make a difference! * Focus on our New Earth Disability Initiative www.WID.org/ned Snacks and food will be provided at the workshop from 5-5:30 PM; join us for food and a little meet-and-greet! Register and request accommodations at http://bit.ly/ClimateDisabilityWorkshop. Sponsored by California Department of Public Health’s Climate Change and Health Equity Program. ALSO… Communicating Climate Change as a Public Health Issue Join public health leaders from California and across the nation for a 4 part webinar series on Communicating Climate Change as a Public Health Issue - starting July 19. The series will feature internationally-recognized experts and innovative on-the-ground leaders discussing a range of issues critical to public health departments as they approach the impacts of climate change with limited funding and support. Each webinar will feature real-life examples and practical recommendations for increasing the impact of climate and health communications. Learn more and register at www.healslo.com/webinar. Continuing education units pending for nurses, planners, and landscape architects. If you have any questions, you can email Kathleen Karle: firstname.lastname@example.org.