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Walking for Community Development


Walking isn’t just a great way to stay healthy--it can also make communities safer and economically stronger. The National League of Cities will be hosting a free webinar with America Walks and Smart Growth America to share how the walkability of a neighborhood impacts communities.

Two advocates: Chris Zimmerman, Vice President for Economic Development at Smart Growth America from Arlington County, Virginia; and Ian Thomas, a Council Member for the City of Columbia, Missouri and a Board Member of America Walks, will share their strategies and stories. The speakers also will address how targeting walkability in a community can bring about economic, social and environmental change.

Join the webinar at 2 p.m. EST on Thursday, June 19.

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