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Public Input, Funding, Job/Volunteer Opportunities & More

Jobs: Health by Design is hiring a Transit and Accessibility Program Manager and an Administrative Assistant (apply by Tuesday, February 28)

Job: The City of Noblesville is hiring an Assistant Director within the Planning and Development Department

Job: Town of McCordsville is hiring a Building Inspector

Job: City of Evansville Department of Metropolitan Development Project Manager/Promise Zone Liaison

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

Survey: Indianapolis Regional Coordinated Public Transit-Human Service Agency Transportation Transportation Needs

February 20-24 – Abstract deadlines for APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo

Thursday, February 23 – Speaker proposals due for Rail~Volution

Friday, February 24 – Proposals due for People & Places 2017

Tuesday, February 28 - Applications due for America Walks Walking College (Informational webinar on 2/14, 2 p.m. Eastern)

Wednesday, March 1 – Applications due to join INDOT’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Community Advisory Working Group

Friday, March 10 –Deadline to Submit Stories of Success in Cancer Control and Prevention and Award Nominations to Identify and Reward Cancer Control Champions

Wednesday, March 15 - Nominations due for 2017 Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals awards

Friday, March 17 – Applications due for Health by Design Active Living Workshops

Friday, March 31 – Applications due for Regional Cancer Control Coalition Initiative Mini-Grants

Saturday, April 1 – Nominations due for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Award for Health Equity presented by the National Civic League

Friday, April 21 - Deadline for Spirit & Place Festival Applications (Theme: Power)

Friday, May 5 - Nominations due for 2017 Indiana Greenways Awards

Friday, May 5 - Nominations due for American Public Health Association Awards

Friday, May 5 - Nominations due for Byron Fellowship candidates

Partner Events

March is Disability Awareness Month: I’m Not Your Inspiration

Ongoing - ULI Indiana events

Ongoing - Third House Meetings, Statewide

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

Tuesday, February 21 - Transit Day at the Statehouse, Indy

Tuesday, February 21, 12:00 p.m Eastern - Webinar, Measuring What We Value: Policies to prioritize public health and build prosperous regions

Tuesday, Feburary 21, 5:30 p.m. - Transit Drives Indy hearing and vote in Rules Committee, Indy

Thursday, February 23, 2:00 p.m. Eastern – Webinar, Preparing for the Threat to Federal Transit Funding

Thursday, February 23 - IHWI and CADI Regional Session, Evansville

Monday, February 27, 7:00 p.m. - Transit Drives Indy vote before Full Council, Indy

Tuesday, February 28 - Cardiovascular and Diabetes Coalition of Indiana Annual Symposium: Promoting Collaboration: Engage. Inform. Act, Indy

Wednesay, March 1, 4:00 p.m. Eastern - The 8 80 City: Creating vibrant and healthy communities for all, Bloomington

Friday, March 3 - Building Vibrant Cities Through Greenspaces & Parks, the Richard M. Fairbanks Symposium on Civic Leadership, Indy

Saturday, March 4 - Neighbor Power Indy

Tuesday - Thursday, March 6-9 - Purdue Road School, West Lafayette

Tuesday, March 14, 6:00 p.m. – People for Bikes DRAFT: Indy Meetup, Indy

Tuesday, March 21, 1 p.m. Eastern – Webinar, Advancing Neighborhood Change Through Equity and Inclusion

Thursday, March 23 - IHWI and CADI Regional Session, Muncie

Thursday, March 23 - American Planning Association Indiana Chapter Spring Professional Development Conference, Bloomington

Tuesday, March 28, 4 - 7 p.m. - INDOT Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) district meeting, Seymour

Wednesday, March 29, 4 - 7 p.m. - INDOT Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) district meeting, Vincennes

Thursday, March 30, 4 - 7 p.m. - INDOT Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) district meeting, Crawfordsville

Tuesday, April 11, 3 - 6 p.m. - INDOT Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) district meeting, LaPorte

Wednesday, April 12, 4 - 7 p.m. - INDOT Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) district meeting, Fort Wayne

Thursday, April 13, 4 - 7 p.m. - INDOT Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) district meeting, Indianapolis

Thursday & Friday, April 20 & 21 - Leadership Engagement And Discovery: the Tobias Leadership Conference, Indy

Tuesday - Friday, April 25-28 - Indiana’s Statewide Preservation Conference, Preserving Historic Places, Wabash

Wednesday, April 26 - Indiana Cancer Consortium 2017 Annual Meeting, Indianapolis

Wednesday, May 10 - Bike to School Day

Tuesday, June 13 - Greenways Foundation Annual Luncheon, Carmel

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

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

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


National Events & Conferences

February 26 - March 1 - Active Living Research Annual Conference, Active Living Across the Life Span, Clearwater Beach, FL

March 6–9 – National Bike Summit, Washington, DC

March 30 - April 1 - Society for Public Health Education, 68th Annual Conference, Scaling New Heights: Health for All, Denver, CO

March 30 - April 1 - Strong Towns Summit, America's Next Transportation System: Transforming More While Spending Less, Tulsa, OK

May 6–9 - National Planning Conference, Planning in Motion, New York City, NY

May 7-10 - International Trails Symposium, Trails Take Flight: Connecting People, Places, and Possibilities, Dayton, OH

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

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

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

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 be a full coalition meeting in February, on Monday, 2/27, from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. at MIBOR. This meeting will be the 4th Monday of the month, rather than the 3rd, due to the President's Day holiday on 2/20.

Committee and Workgroup Information