Register TODAY: May 16th is ENACT Day!
Join us in highlighting the urgent need for improvements to California’s nutrition and physical activity environments, and remind policymakers that investing in health and safety now will benefit us all. Travel scholarships are still available. To be eligible, please register by Monday, April 30th.
Just announced, the 2012 ENACT Day Legislative Agenda features:
- Health and Equity in Transportation Planning (AB 441)
- Removing Sports Drinks from Schools (AB 1746)
- Reducing Stigma from School Lunch Participation (AB 1781)
- Protecting Physical Fitness Testing (Budget Item)
Why participate in ENACT Day 2012?
EDUCATION AND TRAINING ON HOW TO COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY WITH LEGISLATORS
Learn about proposed bills before the California Legislature focused on creating healthy environments and how to educate policy makers on the need for improved nutrition and activity environments.
MEET WITH YOUR REPRESENTATIVES
Your representatives want to hear from you and need to know you care! Share your knowledge and opinions about nutrition and physical activity opportunities. Tell your legislators about efforts taking place in your community and encourage them to support healthy food and safe activity environments for all.
NETWORK WITH LEADERS AND ADVOCATES FROM ACROSS CALIFORNIA
Last year, over 150 participants came from across the state to learn, share, and network with advocates working to improve food and activity environments. Be part of the network, and engage with other leaders.
Who: Parents, youth, community leaders, and health, recreation, and transportation professionals
When: Wednesday, May 16th, 2011, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Morning session, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1701 L Street, Sacramento
Afternoon session: State Capitol, 10th Street and Capital Mall
Lunch and Spanish interpretation will be provided. Travel scholarships are available. The application for travel scholarships is in a survey that will be sent approximately one week after you register. If you do NOT receive the survey, please contact Sarah Mercer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Spaces are limited, register now!
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Event Sponsors: California Center for Public Health Advocacy, California Convergence, California Food Policy Advocates, California Pan Ethnic Health Network, California Parks and Recreation Society, Greenlining Institute, Prevention Institute, Public Health Institute, Strategic Alliance