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Public Health/Parks and Recreation Summit: For the Sake of Equity
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2/24/2017
When: 2/24/2017
8:30 AM
Where: Westminster City Park Recreation Center
10455 N. Sheridan Blvd
Westminster, Colorado  80020
United States
Contact: Jo Burns
303-345-5717


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Our theme this year is For the Sake of Equity.  We have lined up some fabulous speakers on health, food, outdoor access and community equity.  Come learn and experience how we can all play a role to create and build equity for everyone in our Colorado communities.  Join the conversation. Speakers include Sarah Hernandez and Viashnavi H. (CDPHE Office of Health Equity), Jes Ward and Tash Mitchell (CityWILD), Coby Gould (The Grow Haus), Neambe Leadon (Denver Food Rescue), Patience Kabwasa (Colorado Springs Food Rescue), Happy Haynes (City & County of Denver Parks & Recreation) and Rachel Cleaves (Westwoods Unidos). Session descriptions and full agenda to come. Session descriptions and full agenda to come.

Cost: Free with your RSVP (Lunch included)

8:30am                                

Registration

Networking/Coffee and Tea Snack Break sponsored by MDH Law Group                                                                                                        

 

9:00am                                   

Welcome: Mayor Herb Atchison, City of Westminster
Jo Burns and Justin Cutler
Updates from Jeffco and Trust for Public Land

 

9:30-10:30am       

Keynote: Health Equity and Equity activity
Speaker:
Sarah Hernandez and Viashnavi Hariprasad – Office of Health Equity – Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment

10:30-11:00am

Data Equity – Easy Access and Use for PR & PH Professionals
Speakers: Devon Williford and Ben White - Center for Health and Environmental Data


11:00-11:10am


Healthy Snack Break -
Snack Break sponsored by MDH Law Group

 

11:10am-12:30pm


Food Equity (with group activities)
Speakers:
Coby Gould, Neambe Leadon, Zac Chapman

12:30-1:30pm

Lunch & Networking (catered by Mod Market)

Lunch sponsored by Tobacco Free 303

Get Moving (optional) -Outdoor Walk or Facility Tour

1:30-3:10pm

Equity in Access to Outdoors, Parks, Nature

Speakers: Jes Ward, Tash Mitchell, Youth Leaders- City WILD

3:10 - 3:20pm

Hokey Pokey Break

3:10 - 3:30pm

Engaging Equity in Denver

Speaker: Happy Haynes- Denver Parks and Recreation


3:35 - 4:05pm

Building Community Equity
Speakers: 
Rachel Cleaves- Westwoods Unidos

4:05 - 4:15pm

Closing Remarks by the PHPR Collaborative

Leaders: Jo Burns & Justin Cutler

4:30pm - ??

Social and Networking at Bar Louie (Westminster Promenade, 10661 Westminster Blvd #900, Westminster, CO 80020)

All are welcome!

 

Click here to download the Summit Agenda.

 

Questions? Contact Jo Burns at  jo@joburnsconsulting.com or 303-345-5717


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