KidsWalk Breakfast Roundtable July 30

Active and Ready to Learn: Transportation’s Role in Creating Healthy and Academic Ready Students

Tulane University’s Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives and KidsWalk Coalition at the Tulane Prevention Research Center are proud to co-sponsor a free breakfast roundtable discussion about the role transportation plays in the health and academic readiness of New Orleans’ school-age children. Please join us for breakfast and to contribute to an important conversation about creating social change through transportation for better health and academic readiness outcomes for our city’s youth.
When: Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM
Where: Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation, 2035 Washington Avenue, Suite 105, New Orleans, LA 70125
Speakers:
Kathryn Parker, Ph.D., Director, KidsWalk Coalition at the Tulane Prevention Research Center
Debra Vaughan, Director of Research, Cowen Institute for Public Education Initiatives
Shalanda Cole, MBA, Safe Routes to School Coordinator, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development
Mark Jernigan, LTC. (Ret.), Director, City of New Orleans Department of Public Works
Cyndi Nguyen, Executive Director, Vietnamese Initiatives for Economic Training
Sophia Griffies, Development Specialist, Audubon Charter School
*Space is limited. RSVP required by Noon Monday, July 29, 2013 via eventbrite or phone at 504-658-8045.
Special thanks to Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation for the use of its space. This event is possible through generous support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Active Living by Design, Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities program.

TODAY: Youth Run New Orleans seminar at the PRC

Cultivating Character, Community and Wellness through Structured Youth Development

March 30th, 2012
Noon to 1 p.m.
Room 1210, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal St.

“Cultivating Character, Community and Wellness through Structured Youth Development” is the first seminar in the
spring 2012 Prevention Research Center series, sponsored by a Usdin Family Endowment to Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

Seminar presenters are Alex Lebow Andre Fiegler, co-founders of KidsWalk Coalition member Youth Run New Orleans. Attendees will learn strategies to developing and sustaining youth wellness programs. Attendees will learn about developing and sustaining youth programs that promote physical fitness and other values, such as leadership and civic responsibility.

The seminar is free and open to the public. Light lunch will be provided.

For information, contact Naomi King at nking2@tulane.edu or 504.988.7410.