Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Improving Children's Health Through Federal Collaboration

Communities Working Together for Better Health

Thursday, April 12, 2012
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EST (2:00 PM – 3:30 PM MST)

This session will highlight projects where communities are working collaboratively with local, state and federal stakeholders to create healthier environments where children can live, learn and play. These community-based projects and programs focus on geographically, politically, demographically and/or socially defined areas. Learn about resources available for project assistance, funding, outreach, training, education and capacity-building.

Agenda: (All times MST)
2:00 PM to 2:05 PM – Welcome and Introductions
Alicia Aalto, Children’s Environmental Health Coordinator, US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8
Cherri Pruitt, Maternal and Child Health Regional Consultant, US Health Resources and Services Administration, Region VIII
2:05 to 2:20 p.m. – Overview and the Principles of Community Engagement
TBD, Environmental Justice Dept, US Environmental Protection Agency, Region 8
2:20 to 2:30 p.m. – EPA’s Salt Lake City Children’s Environmental Justice Project
Jaslyn Dobrahner, US Environmental Protection Agency, Regency 8
2:30 to 2:40 p.m. – Denver’s Lincoln Redevelopment Project
Lynne Picard and Kimball Crangle, Denver Housing Authority
2:40 to 2:55 p.m. – DHHS’ Partnership for Patients
TBD, Dept of Health and Human Services, Office of the Regional Director
2:55 to 3:15 p.m. – Family Leadership Development Projects (Colorado and Wyoming)
Charla Ricciardi, WY Dept of Health; Eileen Forlenza, CO Dept of Public Health and Environment
3:15 to 3:30 p.m. – Questions and Answers/Additional Resources/Survey
Cherri Pruitt and Alicia Aalto

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