Equity and Resilience Work Group
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It is necessary that the design, implementation, and maintenance of physical activity-promoting neighborhoods be equitable across social, economic, and demographic characteristics. The Equity and Resilience Work Group aims to define, describe, and guide equitable physical activity policies and evaluation. This includes but is not limited to: which neighborhoods receive policy or funding priority; understanding the resilience of communities to changes in the physical environment; housing and economic impacts of physical activity policy changes; (in)equality in neighborhood resources for physical activity; inclusionary practices for community engagement in the policy process.

Contacts
Jana A. Hirsch
Jana A. Hirsch
MES, PhD
Urban Health Collaborative and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Dornsife School of Public Health Drexel University
Co-hair
Jamie F. Chriqui
Jamie F. Chriqui
PhD, MHS (PAPREN co-Principal Investigator)
The University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health and the UIC Policy, Practice, and Prevention Research Center
Co-chair
Nishita Dsouza
Nishita Dsouza
MPH
Drexel University
Fellow

Meeting Time

2nd Mondays starting August 10, 12-1pm ET

Contact Nishita Dsouza for meeting access information, nd595@drexel.edu.

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