Thursday, June 07, 2012
June 7-8, 2012
During the event, researchers, government officials, state and local legislators, health professionals, low-income and minority advocates, youth activists, consumer groups, faith-based organizations, health insurers, and business leaders, will strategize to improve health by reversing the dramatic increase in sugary-drink consumption over the past decades.
Community Commons allows you to access the nation's most robust data engine. You can connect with colleagues around the country working on a variety of issues from improving school nutrition and physical activity to tobacco cessation efforts -- among a variety of other issues.
You will learn:
- How to drill down on data and create GIS maps to illustrate particular areas of local need, supporting action on policy objectives;
- How to connect with colleagues around the country to share best practices and lessons learned; and
- How your peers are using the Commons to advance their policy-related efforts.
Sponsored by the American Public Health Association, Prevention Institute,
the Public Health Institute and Trust for America's Health