Friday, July 13, 2018

Don't miss the next Obesity Prevention Networking Call!

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Local Obesity Networking Call



This month’s call will explore food policy at the state and local levels. 

Date and time: July 18, 2018 from 2-3pm MST
Presentation link: https://cdphe.adobeconnect.com/oppinetworkingcall/
Audio: 1-877-820-7831 and use passcode: 265224
CDPHE Room B2E is reserved for in-person participants.

Presenters Wendy Peters Moschetti from LiveWell Colorado and Tristan Sanders from the Denver Department of Public Health and Environment will share their experiences with state and local initiatives to address food insecurity and access to healthy foods.


Wendy will discuss general trends in local, state, and federal food policy and will specifically focus on current efforts of LiveWell Colorado and its partners to improve access to healthy foods in Colorado through state legislative policy and current federal Farm Bill efforts.
Tristan will discuss specific efforts of the Denver Sustainable Food Policy Council including an explanation of how the work is both rooted in direction and sustained by City government staff. He will highlight both successful and unsuccessful initiatives. Additionally, he will discuss how healthy food policy work is integrated into both the Community Health Improvement Plan and other citywide planning efforts.

These bimonthly calls provide a forum for Colorado state and local public health agencies and interested organizations to learn and share information about strategies, programs, and policies in the space of obesity and chronic disease prevention. Previous calls are available on the OPPI siteIf you would like to be added to the call and webinar email announcements, or add an event, training or webinar, please contact Haley Stewart, Public Health Planner, haley.stewart@state.co.us.

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