Public Health/Parks and Recreation Summit: For the Sake of Equity

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  • Welcome: Mayor Herb Atchison, City of Westminster
  • Keynote - What is Equity, Anyway?: Sarah Hernandez and Viashnavi Hariprasad – Office of Health Equity- CDPHE
  • Visualizing Healthy Eating/Active Living and Recreation Data: Devon Williford and Ben White – Center for Health and Environmental Data
  • Food Equity in Colorado – Challenges, Opportunities and Creative Solutions: Coby Gould (Grow Haus), Neambe Leadon (Denver Food Rescue), Patience Kabwasa (Colorado Springs Food Rescue)
  • Cultivating our Future: Inclusion and Equity in the Outdoors: Kim Barret, Julian Beltran, Emily Berger, Laura Carillo, Pita De la Rosa, Bella Martinez – cityWILD
  • Engaging Equity in Denver – A Work in ProgressHappy Haynes – Denver Parks & Recreation
  • Engaging Westwood Residents in Parks and Built Enviornment Transformations: Rachel Cleaves 
  • Closing Remarks by the PHPR Collaborative: Jo Burns & Justin Cutler

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Keynote What is Equity, Anyway? 

Healthy Eating/Active Living - GIS Data Resources 

Food Equity in Colorado: Food Waste

cityWILD: Inclusion and Equity in the Outdoors 

Engaging Westwood Residents  

Metro Denver Nature Alliance Slides 


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Attendee List

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Organizations Represented by Summit Speakers

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