May 16, 2012
Join us for Stategic Alliance's annual grassroots advocacy day! ENACT Day is a day-long training and advocacy event held in Sacramento where community leaders, youth, and advocates come together to promote policies that improve nutrition and opportunities for physical activity.
The day will provide participants with:
- Training on how to educate policymakers about the key nutrition and physical activity issues affecting your communities.
- Meetings with legislators to share knowledge and experience about what needs to change.
- Key networking opportunities with other community leaders and statewide organizations.
Join US: May 16th in Sacramento
BECAUSE EVERYONE HAS A RIGHT TO HEALTHY FOOD AND SAFE PLACES TO PLAY
Together we will highlight 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)
Who: Parents, youth, community leaders, and health, recreation, and transportation professionals
When: Wednesday, May 16th, 2011, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Morning session: St. John's Lutheran Church, 1701 L Street, Sacramento
Afternoon session: State Capitol, 10th Street and Capital Mall
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 environment 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.
Registration for this event is now closed.
Help spread the word on Twitter! Follow us at @strat_alliance, and join us in using the hashtag #ENACT2012 to tweet about the upcoming event!
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