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Safe Routes to School
Create safe routes to school programs and policies that increase physical activity opportunities before and after school. Hear from Lisa Cirill, Acting Chief of California Active Communities; Ted Link-Oberstar, a Safe Routes to School Parent Advocate; and Melissa Minas, Program Manager for the Chula Vista Elementary School District. Panel Bios
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- Safe Routes to School: Taking Steps to Increase Physical Activity Levels and Create Healthy, Livable Communities
- California School Board Association Sample: Safe Routes to School Board Policy BP 5142.2(a)
- California School Board Association Sample: Safe Routes to School Administrative Regulation AR 5142.2(a)
- National Center for Safe Routes to School: Safe Routes to School Case Studies From Around the Country
- Safe Routes to School Local School Project: A Health Evaluation at 10 Low-income Schools
- Promoting Safe Walking and Biking to School: The Marin County Success Story published
- California Project LEAN works to advance nutrition and physical activity policy in schools and communities in order to prevent obesity and its associated chronic diseases. CPL's efforts are centered around youth and parent empowerment approaches, policy and environmental change strategies, and community-based solutions that improve nutrition and physical activity environments.
- California School Boards Association supports school governance teams by producing policy briefs, publications and other resources on health issues as they relate to education, including joint use of school facilities, student wellness, physical education, physical activity and community collaboration on youth services.
- California Active Communities creates opportunities for everyday physical activity by connecting partners to active living resources and helping develop more walkable and bikeable communities for the state's diverse population. California Active Communities runs the California Safe Routes to School Technical Assistance Resource Center.
- The National Center for Safe Routes to School is a clearinghouse for Safe Routes to School resources and additional online training opportunities.
- Safe Routes to School National Partnership is a network of more than 500 nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and professionals working together to advance the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) movement in the United States.
- National Policy and Legal Analysis Network has resources on Safe Routes to School.
- Caltrans administers both the CA State SR2S and Federal SRTS program.