Millions of Americans are growing more concerned about climate change and understanding how it is a direct threat to individual and community health. As we all witness and experience impacts to our health, livelihoods, and communities, people are looking for guidance on solutions from public health leaders. The Maryland Public Health Association and the Maryland League of Conservation Voters are working with the ecoAmerica Climate for Health program to give you tools and resources to take action. Register here for this FREE online training using the code MDPHA. It covers the health impacts of climate change, solutions from the ground-level to policy & systems, and best practices for communication and engagement to advance climate solutions. The training is self-paced and accredited for three units of CE for doctors, nurses, physicians assistants, social workers, psychologists, pharmacists, dentists, and dieticians. Complete the Climate for Health Ambassador Training by Friday December 8, when the Maryland Public Health Association and the Maryland League of Conservation Voters will host a Communications Workshop and Networking Meeting at Bowie State University. Register using this page: https://mdpha.org/event-5446824/Registration Agenda: 9:00am- 9:30am: Breakfast & Networking 9:30am-10:15am: Communications Workshop presented by ecoAmerica 10:15am- 10:25am: Break 10:25am-10:45am: Advocacy Opportunities for the upcoming [...]
Join Kim Coble, Executive Director for Maryland LCV, along with Maryland LCV staff as we walk you through our new 2024 - 2026 Strategic Roadmap and how we aim to tackle legislative challenges in 2024. There will be ample opportunity to chat, connect, and network with some of the most passionate people in our community - including some elected officials and our “Green Champions”. We know your support comes in many different forms, and every bit of your support means the world to us. This event is a chance to celebrate your support and our achievements together, while also looking ahead on how we can continue to make a difference. Light refreshments, beer, and wine will be served. Kindly RSVP by December 8, 2023.
In May 2023, the Comprehensive Evaluation of System Response (CESR) report was released, offering a deep dive into the challenges and opportunities in restoring the Chesapeake Bay. This webinar, hosted by Maryland LCV’s Marisa Olszewski, features special guest Kurt Stephenson, who played a pivotal role in the report’s development.