The Training ScheduleSession details and meeting materials

Community Design for Physical Activity Strategy Track: ClosingTHEME: Creating An Active America, Together

Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 2:45 PM – 5:00 PMFloor 8, Peachtree Ballrooms A and C

Learning Objectives:

During this strategy track, attendees will:

  1. Have opportunities to network and engage with other recipients, organizations, and DNPAO Science Partners to support collaboration and learning on Community Design for Physical Activity (CD4PA) strategy implementation.
  2. Have a greater understanding of the connection between land use and transportation.
  3. Identify facilitators and barriers to equitable access to places to be physically active.
  4. Have opportunities to troubleshoot, share resources, and get energized. 
  5. Have a greater understanding of how to report CD4PA evaluation milestones and measures. 
  6. Have a greater understanding of communication activities for CD4PA strategy.


2:45 – 3:15PM. Empowered and Informed Momentum: Support from TA Providers and Beyond

  • TA Providers

3:15 – 4:15PM. Recipient Story Hour: Getting from Engagement to Implementation
The following will be covered:
– Engaging the community and importance of community voice;
– Cross-sectoral coalition Building; Getting to an action plan;
– Getting from an action plan to policy adoption;
– Equitable implementation; and
– Systems changes to enhance existing policies and support implementation.

  • Armand Turner, Deputy Director, YMCA of Coastal Georgia / Healthy Savannah
  • Cate Townley, Healthy Communities Unit Manager, Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
  • Lindsay Moore, Community Healthy and Obesity Program Director
  • Carla Ngirailemesang, Palau REACH Project Assistant, University of Hawai'i
  • Charlene McGee, REACH Program Principal Investigator, Multnomah County Health Department
  • Jessica Stroope, Physical activity Specialist and Research Associate, Louisiana State University AgCenter

4:15 – 4:45PM. Speed Wisdom from Peers
Roundtable discussions

  • Recipients TBA

4:45 – 5:00PM. Trivia & Forward Momentum

  • Ken Rose, MPA, Chief, Physical Activity and Health Branch, DNPAO, CDC