Category: Exercise

Virtual Class: Walk With Ease January 30 – March 6

Start the New Year off on the right foot! Walk With Ease (WWE) is an exercise program that can reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success with Walk With Ease! Join this walking program by phone or computer regardless of age, ability or location.

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Resource: Shared Use Playbook for Recreation and Physical Activity

Opportunities for recreation and physical activity are essential for personal and community health. Yet many communities across the country do not have enough safe, affordable, high quality spaces for play, exercise and recreation. Shared use agreements can be used in a wide range of settings, can involve a variety of partners, and achieve goals that are unique to a particular community.  The Shared Use Playbook was made for public health advocates, community leaders and local government officials who want to learn more about implementing shared use agreements.

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Mt Hood: Full Moon(ish) Snowshoe for Women on Mirror Lake January 20

Women Who Explore is headed out to adventure underneath the stunning light of a winter (almost) full moon via snowshoe. Head to Mirror Lake, nestled beneath the snowy slopes of Wy’East and Tom Dick & Harry Mountain to explore in the moonlight.

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Bend: Seeing the Racial Water with Dr. Robin DiAngelo January 30

What does it mean to be white in a society that proclaims race meaningless yet is deeply divided by it? Weaving information, analysis, stories, images and familiar examples, Dr. DiAngelo will explain what makes racism so hard for white people to see and identify common white racial patterns that prevent society from moving toward greater racial equity.

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School’s Out, So Let Us In—to Play

Are school fields and playgrounds in your community locked up after class? Salud America offers a free toolkit to help you advocate for an “open use” policy in your district that allows local residents to use school recreational facilities when class isn’t in session. Download the kit for help to start the conversation.

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