The Road to Health: Improving Community Wellbeing Through Transportation

CPEHN’s spring convening, The Road to Health: Improving Community Wellbeing Through Transportation, is right around the corner.

From safe routes to school and accessible public transit, to impacting your regional transportation plan, our convening will provide insight into creating more sustainable, healthy, and active communities. Featuring presentations from TransForm and local advocates, the convening will include:

* An overview of the impact of transportation on community health
* Presentations on local advocacy efforts to ensure cleaner air, safer streets, and accessible services
* Opportunities to advocate on local, statewide, and federal policy efforts to influence transportation policy and planning
Los Angeles – April 27, 2011
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
The California Endowment
1000 North Alameda Street
Co-hosts: The Bus Riders Union, Green LA Coalition, Latino Health Access, Los AngelesCounty Bicycle Coalition, TransForm, and Transportation 4 America

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Getting on the Road to Health

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(The following article is by Ruben Cantu, the program director for the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network.  This month, they’re holding a series of community convenings throughout California to discuss the public health impacts of our transportation decisions on our communities.  Los Angeles’ convening will be at the California Endowment Building one week from today from […]

SR-710 Study “All Communities Convening”

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Metro to Hold SR-710 Study “All Communities Convening” Open Houses on January 23, January 24, January 26,     The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will hold three “All CommunitiesConvening” corridor – wide open house meetings as part of the Alternative Analysis of the SR-710 environmental study. The open house meetings will be held on the following […]

Building Coalitions Around Health, Equity and Transportation

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The California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN) convened an informative one-day conference entitled The Road to Health: Improving Community Wellbeing Through Transportation. The Los Angeles convening was one of four in various parts of the state – with San Diego and Oakland events are upcoming on May 4th and 5th, respectively. The local event took place yesterday at the California Endowment’s Center […]

All Communities Convening: Metro 710 Meetings

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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) will hold three “All Communities Convening” Information Sessions as part of the Alternative Analysis of the SR-710North Environmental Study. The information sessions will be held on the following dates:   Thursday, July 18, 2013, 6 pm – 8 pm Los Angeles Presbyterian Church 2241 N Eastern Avenue El Sereno, CA […]

Paying the Price with Our Health May 2 & 3 Convening

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You are cordially invited to join the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and their community partners on May 2 & 3 for “Paying the Price with Our Health” free conference at The California Endowment Conference Center. This event will engage community residents, service providers, educators, faith organizations, decision makers and others in developing recommendations for a Community Action Plan for […]