Upcoming Webinars Cover Evidence for SRTS and Children's Health, SRTS in Tribal Communities

Two webinars in August and September will discuss SRTS in Indian Country, while a Sept. 25 webinar will cover school travel plans.

August 21: SRTS In Indian Country Part 1: Understanding Program Development Challenges

Safe Routes to School (SRTS) programs in Indian Country are faced with many challenges, including a dispersed school population, special school governance, land jurisdiction, funding structures, health disparities and distinctive transportation dynamics.  In the first installment of a 2-part series, experts will discuss why SRTS matters in Indian Country and the challenges that SRTS programs in Indian Country face, as well as the First Lady's Let's Move! program's involvement in tribal communities.

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Sept. 4: SRTS in Indian Country Part 2

The conclusion of this 2-part series will highlight lessons learned from specific SRTS programs in Indian Country and explain some of the strategies that those programs found successful.  It will also discuss grants for Tribal SRTS and how to make your program sustainable.

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Sept. 25: School Travel Plans

Information coming soon.

 

These webinars are part of the SRTS Webinar Series, developed by America Walks and the National Center for Safe Routes to School.  For More information, please contact Michelle Gulley at mgulley@americawalks.org.