Healthy Planning Leadership Series – Healthy Food Systems Webinar

The Healthy Planning Leadership Series of webinars will cover healthy food systems planning on November 10, 2016. This webinar will highlight the opportunities within land use planning to simultaneously plan for and address Healthy Food Systems- Particularly important with SB1000, new California legislation that requires local jurisdictions to address food access for disadvantaged communities.

Learning Objectives Include:

-Explain how health and planning can work together to promote a healthy food system
-Use data to understand the needs of a community.
-Emulate innovative programs to promote healthy food access
-Integrate healthy food as a priority into planning polices, such as general plans, specific plans, zoning and local ordinances
-Access braided funding sources to implement healthy food system work

Planning and Public Health Experts Include:

-Matt Raimi, the founder of Raimi & Associates and lecturer at UC Davis Extension and Planetizen

-Jessie Gouck, Lead Program and Policy Specialist with the Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch of the California Department of Public Health

Keith Bergthol-d, Executive Director at Fresno Metro Ministry and previously City of Fresno’s Assistant Director of Planning

Who Should Attend?
-Public health professionals
-Planning commissioners, elected officials, public works, health care providers and anyone interested in building healthy communities with healthy food systems

Sponsored by The California Chapter of the American Planning Association and Health Officers Association of California

**CM and CME Credit Available**

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) through the joint providership of The Health Officers Association of California (HOAC) and the American Planning Association. HOAC is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

HOAC designates this webinar for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

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