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Register for the next Safe Routes Coaching Action Network Webinar

America Walks and the National Center for Safe Routes to School present Safe Routes Coaching Action Network Webinars.

The next topics will be:

SRTS Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Education
January 27, 2009 at 2 p.m. EST
Presenter: Somilia Smith, Project Coordinator, Mayor Daley's Ambassadors
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Turning Walk to School Day into a Year-Round Pedestrian Program
February 24, 2009 at 2 p.m. EST
Presenter: Sonja Atkins, Coordinator, Safe Kids Greater Sacramento
To reserve your webinar seat, go to

For more information on these FREE webinars, or if you missed any of our webinars, please visit

The Safe Routes Coaching Action Network Webinars are designed to educate individuals and organizations on topics that will assist with successful outreach efforts. The Network will also offer Webinar participants the option to receive a coaching session from America Walks for assistance with their local outreach efforts. By offering follow-up coaching and education, the Network aims to increase the priority of and resources dedicated towards improving Safe Routes to School efforts.

America Walks is a national coalition of local advocacy groups dedicated to promoting walkable communities. Its members are autonomous grassroots organizations from across the country, each working to improve conditions for walking in their area. The mission of America Walks is to foster the development of community-based pedestrian advocacy groups, to educate the public about the benefits of walking, and, when appropriate, to act as a collective voice for walking advocates.