Planning for Healthy Communities
Friday, November 6, 2015
9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. MST
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Take-Away: This session will introduce
participants to resources, best practices, and
examples of planning for healthy communities.
Description: Planners today face a myriad of challenges. These
include accommodating the needs of aging and diversifying
communities and guiding development in a way that promotes
sustainability, inclusiveness, health, and fiscal responsibility.
Planning for healthy communities is strategy to meet these
challenges. This session will cover the role of a statewide
partnership, emerging research on impacts and best practices,
and local examples of planning for healthy communities.
Moderator: Deirdre Pfeiffer, Assistant Professor, School of
Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State
Presenters: Serena Unrein, Director, Arizona Partnership for
Healthy Communities; Beth Carey, Chief Operating Officer,
Primavera Foundation; Nancy Johnson, Chief Operating Officer, El
Rio Community Health Center
Deirdre Pfeiffer, AICP