Walk2Connect Events

The 2019 Safe Streets Summit is proud to partner with Walk2Connect, AARP, Miami-Dade Age-Friendly Initiative, and Live Healthy Little Havana to offer 2 great events toward building a walking movement across the region! These events are free and open to all; however, space is limited in both and registration is required. Registration for the main Summit is not required.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Safe, Connected Age-Friendly Communities - Mobile Tour
(Limited capacity and separate advance registration required)
Co-hosted by AARP and Miami-Dade Age-Friendly Initiative

Stephen P. Clark Government Center Lobby
111 NW 1st St, Miami, FL 33128
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Check in at 12:45 pm)

Like many urban areas around the country, Miami-Dade County's population is growing older. Now more than ever, older adults seek not only essential supportive services, but also great ways to stay active in their communities, age in place, connect with others, and share their experience and wisdom. In this mobile workshop - hosted by AARP, the Walk2Connect Cooperative, and the Miami-Dade Age-Friendly Initiative in collaboration with the Consortium for a Healthier Miami-Dade - we'll explore the area around the downtown Government Center and discuss what makes an age-friendly city, from street furniture and transit connectivity, to walking groups and inter-generational activities. Come learn about what the County and City of Miami are already doing and how an age-friendly city is a city friendly to all. 

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Walk2Connect Walking Movement Leader Training
(Limited capacity and separate advance registration required)
Hosted by Live Healthy Little Havana

Miami-Dade College InterAmerican Campus
4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.


Join Walk2Connect Co-op Co-Owner Maria Rosa Galter, and become a walking superhero - inspiring yourself and others to get out walking and rolling toward health and connection. Through this bilingual (Spanish/English) workshop training hosted by Live Healthy Little Havana, you will gain tools to create your own unique walking events. As a trained Walk2Connect (Caminar para Conectar) Walking Movement Leader (WML) or Líder de Paseo, you will become part of a growing community of change-makers and take on a specialized commitment to support a walking movement in your community.  You will understand the benefits of walking, learn how to identify walking routes & create walk invitations, tell your story about the benefits of walking, walk safely as a group, and become educated and empowered to help make places more walkable. Through our Walk2Connect walk leader training program and ongoing support, you will be able to lead others to provide free and low-cost walking trips around your community!  

To register, visit: https://www.livehealthylittlehavana.com/registration.html