Updates & Upcoming Events
Early Bird Registration Open Now for the 2017 APHA Annual Meeting and Expo
The American Public Health Association (APHA) annual meeting and expo is November 4-8, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. Sign up for the annual meeting by August 10th and get $100 off your registration fee. Climate Change is happening today and it undeniably poses many risks to our health, making it the greatest public health challenge. As public health professionals, we need to work towards safeguarding all communities against climate risks by protecting people’s health, wellbeing, and quality of life from climate change impacts.
To learn more and register for the annual meeting, please click here.
NCHPAD Partners with the National Recreation and Parks Association
Discovering the power of play starts with access, opportunity, and inclusion. The National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) joins NCHPAD in efforts for inclusive communities and outdoor activities. To celebrate July as National Parks and Recreation Month, NRPA is hosting a weekly contest encouraging people to share why play is so important in their lives. Visit www.nrpa.org/July for more information on how to participate. Entries can be submitted using the hashtag #NRPAPlayChallenge. NRPA also encourages all people that support parks and recreation to share why they think play is so important with the hashtag #PlayOnJuly.
To read about the press release, please click here.
Registration for the 2017 National Walking Summit in St. Paul, Minnesota
America Walks is excited to promote the many benefits that come from walking and walkable communities. The organization wanted to explore and share work being done to expand the power of walking, including how the walking movement can be change agents in issues related to economics, equity, climate change, and more. Learn how America Walks is tackling these challenges at the 2017 National Walking Summit with a new article, "The Positive Power of Walking."
To find out more information or register for the conference, please click here.
Adaptive Sports USA & Lakeshore Foundation Partner with NCHPAD
Now’s your chance to go behind the scenes with the next generation of athletes in this year’s Junior Nationals competition. NCHPAD is partnering with Adaptive Sports USA and Lakeshore Foundation to help bring the 2017 Adaptive Sports USA Junior Nationals online! Join us throughout next week for exclusive videos, Facebook Live sessions, and a few special Instagram takeovers with Junior National's athletes. Make sure you are following NCHPAD on all social media to catch the action! #JrNationals2017 #AdaptiveSportsUSA