Past Arizona Partnership for Healthy Communities events


What’s Transportation Got to Do with Health? 

March 13, 2018

Transportation systems influence the design and operation of our communities. But whether you’re walking, riding a bike, taking transit, or driving a car, how often do you consider the connection between your mode of transportation and your well-being?

Join us for a conversation to learn how investments in transportation infrastructure and policies are also investments in health. This panel will discuss the many ways transportation impacts health, including equitable access to opportunity, physical activity, air quality, safety.

Panelists:

  • CJ Eisenbarth Hager – Director of Healthy Community Policies, Vitalyst Health Foundation
  • Emily Yetman- Executive Director, Living Streets Alliance
  • Eva Olivas – Executive Director/CEO, Phoenix Revitalization Corp.
  • Phil Pangrazio – President/CEO, Ability 360
  • Jon Ford (moderator) – Director of Strategic Initiatives, Vitalyst Health Foundation

Sponsored by the Arizona Partnership for Healthy Communities & ASU Stardust Center for Affordable Homes and the Family

The Geography of Food & Health

September 13, 2018

Join us in a robust conversation about the connections between health and food. Access to healthy, affordable, culturally appropriate food helps people to live healthy lives and build healthy communities.

Panelists:

  • Charleen Badman – Chef & Co-Owner of FnB restaurant
  • Nicolas de la Fuente – Spaces of Opportunity
  • Clayton Harvey – White Mountain Apache People’s Farm
  • Adrianne Udarbe – Pinnacle Prevention
  • Jon Ford (moderator) – Director of Strategic Initiatives, Vitalyst Health Foundation

Sponsored by the Arizona Partnership for Healthy Communities & ASU Stardust Center for Affordable Homes and the Family

Health and Housing Panel Discussion

April 12, 2018

Our health is inextricably tied to where we live. Having access to safe, stable, and affordable homes – particularly in communities with access to mass transit, parks, and healthy food – can lead to better physical and mental health and improve overall quality of life for Arizonans. Access to safe and affordable housing leads to better physical and mental health and improves the well being of individuals and families. Learn what organizations are doing in Arizona to help bridge the gap between housing and health.

Panelists:

  • Andrea Bell – Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care
  • Diana ” DeDe” Yazzie Devine – Native American Connections
  • Dr. Punam Ohri-Vachaspati –  Professor, School of Nutrition and Health Promotion, Arizona State University
  • Jon Ford (moderator) – Director of Strategic Initiatives, Vitalyst Health Foundation

Sponsored by the Arizona Partnership for Healthy Communities & ASU Stardust Center for Affordable Homes and the Family