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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

I Love Walking

Los Angeles Walks is hosting its first ever fundraising dinner on Saturday, June 1--help LA Walks make LA a safer, more equitable, and convenient place to walk by backing their Kickstarter campaign, Hey, I'm Walking Here! 

Starting at the $100, you'll receive a ticket to the dinner catered by none other than LA Walks Founder, Deborah Murphy. Can't make it to the dinner? No problem! All donations will go toward the Hey, I'm Walking Here! (¡Ay, Estoy Caminando!) Campaign, and backers will receive their pick of limited edition (and pretty sweet!) LA Walks merchandise. You only have until May 31 to make a pledge.

The Every Body Walk! Collaborative is hosting a2013 National Walking Summit in Washington D.C., October 1-3, 2013. The Summit will convene national and local leaders in inspiring conversations and sessions that will build capacity, develop strategies, increase momentum and showcase best practices for increasing investments in walkability and walking. 

Share your work with walk advocates and practitioners from across the country by submitting a session proposals--session proposals are due June 10, 2013, 2 PM Pacific.Click here for more details on session proposals.

Ingrid Cheng
Health Advocate

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Youth Health Fest

May 25
11 am- 3 pm
UCLA Sunset Canyon Rec Center
111 De Neve Dr. LA 90095

Student leaders from UCLA's Black Pre-Health Org are producing this major community health event.  Pro Trainers from Let's Move! will lead the fitness PARTY.  This Festival hosts participants of all ages in fitness training challenges. FREE healthy EATS & snacks for all - health topics & screenings - info to 'future' UCLA students.

BPHO is a UCLA student-run, peer mentoring program that increases graduation rates for students as they pursue health-professional careers. They do outreach to UPgrade community patterns of fitness, nutrition, wellness. Come visit beautiful UCLA's campus! Send inquiries to ucla.bpho at

Ingrid Cheng
Health Advocate

Sunday, May 5, 2013

School Garden

Creating and Sustaining Your Farm to School Garden training

Saturday May 11, 2013
9:30am - 4:00pm
1882 Campus Rd., Los Angeles 90041

Develop the skills to create and maintain your school garden. Discover how garden-based learning can support the educational environment, promote healthy eating habits, and build the Farm to School connection. 

$20 per person or $50 per team of 3-6.  RSVP, space is limited. Bring a bagged lunch.

Contact: Yelena Zeltser (323) 341 - 5099