Upcoming Webinar – Active People, Healthy Illinois: Preparing public health and transportation to take action together – 8/28/19

Upcoming Webinar – Active People, Healthy Illinois: Preparing public health and transportation to take action together Wednesday, August 28, 2:00pm-3:00pm Register here. Download the webinar flyer. Description: By working together, public health and urban planning/transportation professionals can create stronger, healthier communities in Illinois. This webinar provides key recommendations for practitioners to collaborate on the development,…

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National Minority Health Month: Build Equitable Communities with Complete Streets

Complete streets is the concept of designing streets so that all people—no matter if they’re walking, bicycling, using public transportation, driving, or mobility impaired—can safely and easily get where they’re going. Complete streets improve health, safety, and economic opportunities for communities. Neighborhood Differences Picture your neighborhood, including all the people, pets, trees, houses, schools, churches,…

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Plan4Health Success Story: Sustaining the Momentum in Illinois

Plan4Health connects communities across the country, funding work at the intersection of planning and public health. Anchored by American Planning Association (APA) chapters and American Public Health Association (APHA) affiliates, Plan4Health supports creative partnerships to build sustainable, cross-sector coalitions. The Illinois Planners4Health task force convened in an effort to carry on the work of the…