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Healthier Communities Workshop

 
Community members are invited to share their ideas 
about making Santa Clara County a healthier place to live
 

 

Event:

Healthy Communities Workshops
The County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors is launching the public process to create a new Health Element for its General Plan, beginning with Healthy Communities Workshops in April.

 

Program:

The series of Healthy Communities Workshops is the first step in creating a new Health Element for the County General Plan. Many factors determine the well-being of a community. Access to healthy foods, green space, the ability to get around with or without a car, affordable housing, and easy access to essential services all play a part. In considering how to make local communities healthier, both the Santa Clara County Department of Planning and Development and the Santa Clara County Public Health Department are working together.

Community members are invited to share their ideas about making Santa Clara County a healthier place to live. Health-related issues for discussion may include mental health, public safety, smoking, obesity, health care facilities, environmental quality, healthy housing, healthy foods, walking and bicycling, safe streets and parks and recreation, and others.

Adults, youth, businesses, community groups, institutional representatives, and community members who live or work in any of the cities or unincorporated areas of Santa Clara County are invited to attend.

The workshops will be bilingual in English and Spanish. Vietnamese translation will be provided upon request.

Date/Location: Thursday, April 12, 2012, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Morgan Hill Community Center
(Hiram Morgan Hill Room)
17000 Monterey Rd, Morgan Hill, CA

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 6:00-8:30 p.m.
Quinlan Community Center (Cupertino Room)
10185 N. Stelling Rd, Cupertino, CA

Monday, April, 30, 2012, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Sobrato Center for Non-Profits (Cupertino Rooms A and B)
1400 Parkmoor Ave, San Jose, CA
Sponsors:

County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors
Santa Clara County Department of Planning and Development, in partnership with the
Santa Clara County Public Health Department, with partial funding from The Health Trust and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

Information: For more information, visit www.HealthySantaClaraCounty.org, or to request translation services at the Healthy Communities Workshops, contact info@healthysantaclaracounty.org
or call (408) 658-8722.
 

 

 
  

 

 
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