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Register for the Alliance for Biking & Walking's Winning Campaigns Training, March 21 - 13 in Oakland, CA

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The Alliance's signature Winning Campaigns Training uses proven curriculum targeted specifically to the unique needs and experience of bicycle and pedestrian advocates. This sought-after workshop, conducted in cities across North America, creates new advocates and reignites veteran organizers with critical skills to effect immediate change in their communities. In just three days, participants learn key organizing tactics in strategizing, funding and conducting campaigns that transform the transportation landscape in their cities and states. These trainings are intended for any potential campaign leader in your organization who would benefit from gaining the tools to craft and manage powerful advocacy campaigns.

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Walking in Nature Prescription for Better Health

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Regular walking can have a tremendous positive impact on overall health and well-being. There are additional benefits in taking these walks in natural environments, such as parks, trails, and other green spaces. Studies have shown that people are more likely to walk and be physically active, as well as enjoy higher levels of health and well-being when they have easily accessible green spaces in their communities.

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ChangeLab Solutions, Safe Routes to School National Partnership Release School District Policy Builder

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ChangeLab Solutions and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership today released an interactive tool that allows school boards and advocates to custom-build an active transportation policy for their district.

This tool walks the user through a series of policy options to help build a customized Safe Routes to School policy for school districts, which they can then download for the school board to adopt. Safe Routes to School (SRTS) is a movement that is changing communities and making children healthier by getting them to use their own power to get to and from school. Ensuring children are active on their way to and from school will improve health outcomes for them, as well.

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About the Every Body Walk! Collaborative

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How to get more involved:
Contact info@americawalks.org for more information, including other walking advocates in your community.

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