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HEAL Summit 2018 – Resources

Thank you for attending LiveWell’s 2018 HEAL Summit

About the HEAL Summit: LiveWell Colorado’s HEAL Summit is the premier annual convening that brings together Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) leaders from throughout the state of Colorado and beyond. The purpose of the Summit is to share expertise and provide learning and practical experience for those focused on improving access to healthy living in Colorado. A wide range of participants, including leaders from municipalities, public health, non-profits, the private sector, and the philanthropic community gather to share expertise, challenges and exciting new developments regarding HEAL. The strength of the annual event lies in the powerful breakout sessions that are provided, allowing participants to meet and learn from each other.   Below are resources from the various breakout sessions, keynotes and exercises.

Click here for the 2018 HEAL Summit Agenda



*Click on the links below to access each powerpoint presentation

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Food & Health Equity Keynote – “Growing Community, Growing Power: An Equity Approach to Galvanizing Diverse Stakeholders” by Qiana Mickie, Just Food

“From Effete to Elite: Colorado Springs’ Journey as a HEAL Campaign City” by Briank Kates, Parks Operations Administrator & Kate Brady, Senior Planner & Bicycle Coordinator, City of Colorado Springs

“Food as Medicine & Health” moderated by Wendy Peters Moschetti

“Ending Childhood Hunger: One Hospital’s Roadmap” by Christina Suh, Associate Medical Director, Child Health Clinic, Children’s Hospital Colorado

“#Things In the Bike Lane – Building a crowd-sourced, low-cost bike safety campaign” by Piep van Heuven, Denver Director, Bicycle Colorado

“Summer Meals & Community Engagement” by Ashley Moen, Summer Meal Programs Supervisor, Colorado Department of Education

“Mental Health Initiatives: Creating a Work-Life Balance” by Taeler Houlberg, Special Projects Coordinator, Town of Bennet Health and Wellness

“Farmers Market WIC Program” by Jill Strange, Healthy Food Access Coordinator, Boulder County Public Health

“Healthy Soils for Healthy Food” by Kris Holstrom, County Commissioner, San Miguel County

“Learning to Thrive: Combating Hunger on College Campuses” by Lauren Rhoades, Programs Director, Food Bank for Larimer County

“Policy + Partners + Programs = Healthy Community” by Matt Anderson, Parks and Recreation Analyst, City of Wheat Ridge

Friday, November 30, 2018

Keynote – “Everyone Leads: Building the Culture for Collective Impact” by Paul Schmitz, CEO, Leading Inside Out, LLC

“Small Intervention, Big Impact: Cost Savings Related to Medically Tailored Nutrition” by Leslie Scotland-Stewart, Director of Meals for Care Transitions, Project Angel Heart

Community Agriculture Master Plan for Arvada: Community Agriculture in Local Government” by Jody Beck, Associate Professor, UC Denver Department of Landscape Architecture

“What CHOICES do we have? Applying Cost-effectiveness Analysis to Decision Making for Community Health” by Jennifer Moreland, Chronic Disease Prevention Manager, Denver Public Health; Hillary Jorgensen, Deputy Director, Healthier Colorado; Naomi Amaha, Community Advocacy Director, American Heart Association

“The Power of Perception” by Chris Eberhardt, Administrator, Jefferson County Public Schools