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Plan4Health Updates - Kirin Kumar

Plan4Health Updates - Kirin Kumar


June 07, 2017

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  1. 2nd Regional Convening of Public Health Officers and Planning Directors

    Presented by Design 4 Active Sacramento & Planners for Health Plan 4 Health and Planners 4 Health Kirin Kumar Executive Director, WALKSacramento
  2. • A joint CDC funded program between the American Planning

    Association (APA) and American Public Health Association (APHA) • Building stronger collaboration between the health and planning sectors at a local level • Focused on coalition building and technical assistance
  3. Design 4 Active Sacramento Coalition • Expanded upon the original

    D4AS Team • Representatives include public health, private health care, local government, planning, engineering, sustainability, and other sectors
  4. Accomplishments to Date • State’s first PHO/Planning Director Convening •

    Workshops and trainings with diverse partners • Youth engagement and community empowerment • Expanding the data toolkit • Technical assistance
  5. Technical Assistance • Building sustainable partnerships between local government and

    D4AS through ATP Cycle • Brought planning/engineering together with public health on over 17 ATP applications • 9 of the 10 highest ranked regional applications + 3 of the 4 applications funded by the state
  6. Planners 4 Health • The next iteration of Plan4Health expands

    local health in the built environment to the statewide level • Cross disciplinary task force to develop further policies, partnerships, and place-based programs that connect health and planning • Look for training and other workshop opportunities! Contact: Linda Khamoushian [email protected]
  7. What’s Next Locally? • Working together to address health inequities

    in the Sacramento Region • Understanding and addressing the health impacts of climate change on communities throughout the region • Continue building fruitful cross-sector collaboration
  8. Thank you! • To learn more about this work and

    available technical assistance, contact: Kirin Kumar Executive Director – WALKSacramento, D4AS [email protected] 916-446-9255