#SaludTues Tweetchat 8/30/16: “Breaking Barriers to Active Spaces”


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Kids can get physical, social, emotional, and mental benefits from play.

But what if they have no safe, unlocked places to be active?Cq0MSN2XgAE9mCv

Tweet with #SaludTues on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, to get information, resources, and tips that can help moms, dads, and kids find ways to unlock and open up active spaces for their communities.

We will describe how shared use and open use policies can help schools open their recreational facilities after classes to help Latino and all kids grow up to be a healthier weight, prevent disease, and access the mental health benefits of play!

  • WHAT: #SaludTues Tweetchat: “Breaking Barriers to Active Spaces”
  • TIME/DATE: 1-2 p.m. ET (Noon-1 p.m. CT), Tuesday, August 30, 2016
  • WHERE: On Twitter with hashtag #SaludTues
  • HOST: @SaludToday
  • CO-HOSTS: Safe Routes to School National Partnership (@SafeRoutesNow) and the National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity (@NCPPAinc)

We’ll open the floor to your stories and experiences as we explore:

  • What is #Shareduse?
  • How do we break barriers for kids to have active spaces?
  • What to do to help open parks, pools & playgrounds?

Be sure to use the hashtag #SaludTues to follow the conversation on Twitter. Share your strategies, stories, and resources that can break barriers to open up spaces to play for Latino kids!

#SaludTues is a weekly Tweetchat about Latino health at 12p CST/1p ET every Tuesday and hosted by @SaludToday, the Latino health social media campaign for the team at the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, including Salud America!.

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