December 9, 2020

8:30pm – 10:00pm


New research about the relationship between parks and life expectancy reveals that increasing park acreage in areas that face park deficits and lack trees could lead to significant population-level increases in life expectancy. It also shows that targeted investments in park infrastructure would significantly benefit the health of Latino and Black community members.

Learn more about policy, advocacy, and power building for park equity. Register here.


  • Manal J. Aboelata, Deputy Executive Director, Prevention Institute
  • Elva Yañez, Health Equity Director, Prevention Institute
  • Alessandro Rigolon, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Utah
  • Francisco Romero, Program Manager of Community TransformationPromesa Boyle Heights
  • Naomi Humphrey, Undergraduate Health Equity FellowNational Health Foundation
  • Veronica Padilla, Executive Director, Pacoima Beautiful

Simultaneous Spanish Interpretation will be provided. 

Webinar series Sponsors

Prevention Institute, the UCLA Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH) and the UCLA Center for Healthy Climate Solutions (C-Solutions),

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