Creating Healthy & Safe Communities

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University of Victoria

Student Union Building, UVSS Upper Lounge

3800 Finnerty Rd

Victoria, BC V8P 5C2

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How we plan and design our communities has a direct influence on our health and perceptions of safety.

This FREE 1-day workshop (qualifies for 5.0 PIBC CPD learning units) will help you see the relationships between planning, design, and public health illustrated through examples on transportation, climate change, community safety, and natural environments. This hands-on workshop will showcase innovative case studies, using data, evidence, and tools to support the development of healthy public policy.


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University of Victoria

Student Union Building, UVSS Upper Lounge

3800 Finnerty Rd

Victoria, BC V8P 5C2

Canada

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Organizer Amanda Ng

Organizer of Creating Healthy & Safe Communities

Who are we? The Regional Outcomes Monitoring group is a multi-sectoral group operating as a Community Health Network for the CRD region with membership from the: Capital Regional District, Island Health, Community Social Planning Council, United Way of Greater Victoria, University of Victoria, Intercultural Association of Victoria, Children's Foundation of Vancouver Island, Greater Victoria Public Library, Capital Region Food and Agriculture Initiatives Roundtable.

Vision:  Our work operates around the social determinants of health (Housing, Economic Security, Children and Youth, Food Security, Thriving Children and Youth, Lifelong Learning, Inclusive and Connected Communities, Healthy and Safe Environments, Accessible Health and Human Services, Connection to Arts and Culture, and Recreation and Active Living).  We are looking to engage staff working in local government to identify priorities and challenges within their work around creating healthy and safe communities. We are looking to take action on shared social determinant of health priorities through establishing a regional set of indicators around health and well-being, and faciliating positive community relationships across sectors.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Amanda Ng

Healthy Communities Planner

250-360-3174

ang@crd.bc.ca

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