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Public Input, Funding, Job/Volunteer Opportunities & More

Funding: Community Health Partnerships (CHeP) Trailblazer Award for Community Engaged Research (Applications due Thursday, May 25)

Funding: Community-Based Collaborative Action Grants through Enterprise Community Partners, Inc.

Funding: Indiana Office of Community & Rural Affairs 2017 Competitive Cycle Calendar

Funding: CreatINg Places, A partnership between the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) and Patronicity

Job: Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana (CADI) Director with the Indiana Public Health Association

Job: Indiana Chronic Disease Plan Program Manager with the Indiana Public Health Association

Job: Chief Program Officer with Indy Parks

Job: Chief Operations Officer with Indy Parks

Job: Bicycle and Pedestrian Planner with Trailnet (St. Louis, MO)

Survey: Planners4Health Indiana

Survey: People for Bikes Community Survey

Survey: Environmental Equity in Indianapolis

Survey: Indiana Disability Rights Goals and Priorities

Friday, May 19 - Nominations due for Indiana Landmarks Servaas Awards and Williamson Prize

Wednesday, May 31 - Session proposals due for 2018 Indiana Park and Recreation Association Conference & Expo

Thursday, June 1 - Deadline to nominate directors for the Indiana Park and Recreation Association

Friday, June 2 - Applications due for the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Health Leaders Network

Thursday, June 15 - Deadline for Bicycle Friendly Busines applications

Partner Events

Ongoing - ULI Indiana events

Ongoing - Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals webinars

Ongoing - Prosperity Indiana Trainings

Ongoing - Active Transportation Leadership Institute Webinars and Mutual Aid Calls

Ongoing - Webinars, Implementation & Equity 201: The Path Forward to Complete Streets

May is Bike Month

May: Take the Commuter Connect Central Indiana Commuter Challenge

Tuesday, May 16 - Thursday, June 1 - Various INDOT Local Road and Bridge Funding Meetings

Wednesday, May 17, 1 p.m. Eastern - Webinar, Making the Most of Main Street: Complete Streets & Walkable Communities

Thursday, May 18 - IHWI Annual Meeting, Striving for Healthy Communities, Indy

Friday, May 19 - National Bike to Work Day

Thursday & Friday, May 25 & 26 - INDOT Title VI & ADA Summit, Indy

Saturday, June 3 - Food Summit, Indy

Saturday, June 3 - National Trails Day

Thursday & Friday, June 8 & 9 - From the Ground Up: A Creative Placemaking Workshop, Indy

Saturday & Sunday, June 10 & 11 - IDNR Ford Hoosier Outdoor Experience, Indy

Tuesday, June 13 - Greenways Foundation Annual Luncheon, Carmel

Tuesday & Wednesday, June 13 & 14 – Indiana Rural Health Association Annual Conference, French Lick

Wednesday, June 14, 2 p.m. Eastern - Webinar, Tracking the Walking Path: Tools and Programs to Measure Walking and Walkability

Tuesday & Wednesday, June 27 & 28 – Indiana School Health Conference, New Horizons in School Health, Indianapolis

Wednesday, August 23 - Climate Leadership Summit 2, Indy

November 3-12 - Spirit & Place Festival (Theme: Power)

Tuesday - Thursday, January 30 - February 1 - Indiana Park and Recreation Association Conference & Expo, Fort Wayne


National Events & Conferences

May 17–19 - WTS International Annual Conference, Brooklyn, NY

May 21-23 - Transit Initiatives and Communities Conference, Seattle, WA

May 31 - June 2 - People & Places Conference, Arlington, VA

June 11-15 - Community Transportation Association of America, Mobility Rising, Detroit, MI

June 26-29 - APBP Professional Development Seminar, Memphis, TN

September 13-15 - National Walking Summit, Vital and Vibrant Communities: The Power of Walkability, St. Paul, MN

November 4-8 - American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health, Atlanta, GA

February 1-3, 2018 - New Partners for Smart Growth Conference, San Francisco, CA

September 16-19, 2018 - Walk/Bike/Places, New Orleans, LA

Health by Design Coalition Meetings

The Health by Design Coalition typically meets the 3rd Monday of the month, 2:30-4:30 p.m., at the Metropolitan Indianapolis Board of REALTORS® (MIBOR). For more information, contact Kim Irwin (kirwin [at] hbdin [dot] org).

There will not be a full coalition meeting in May.

Committee and Workgroup Information