Joint Workshop of the Governor's Office of Planning and Research and Strategic Growth Council: Tools Highlight

APA California Chapter


Monday, September 25, 2017
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. PDT

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OPR will provide a lightning round overview of some of the climate change, health, and land use related tools and data are available to support local planning initiatives. OPR will discuss, among others, the Cool California and Local Government Climate Action Database, the California Adaptation Planning Guide, climate tools and data available on the Cal-Adapt website, the Healthy Communities Data and Indicators Tool, and Healthy Places Index. Links to resources and some examples of how data were used will be shared.


Elizabeth Baca, MD

Dr. Baca is passionate about innovations to foster health and well-being. She serves as Senior Health Advisor in the California Governor's Office of Planning and Research (OPR). She is engaged in innovation in the public sector to foster health through multiple projects including healthy planning, big data, and public-private ... Read More

Michael McCormick, AICP

Michael is leading efforts to implement the Governor’s goals around land use, climate change and organizational change, focusing at the nexus of high level climate and sustainability goals and local implementation. He also works on institutional transformation by leading the development of partnerships, tools, resources, guidance and programs that ... Read More

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