Presentation on theme: "Community Perspectives Lake Merritt HIA Experience Pilar Lorenzana-Campo The information provided in this seminar is for informational."— Presentation transcript:
Community Perspectives Lake Merritt HIA Experience Pilar Lorenzana-Campo The information provided in this seminar is for informational purposes only, and does not constitute legal advice. Public Health Law & Policy does not enter into attorney-client relationships.
Community Role HIA Steering Committee Established a (community) benchmark for TOD project Scoping, Assessment, and Reporting Other stakeholders Critical local perspective
Provided context/nuance for proposed policies
Analysis Community engagement
Benefits to the Community Built capacity for framing land use and transportation policies with a health lens Provided a new dynamic in the conversation – health can be the tipping point Incorporation of (limited) health impacts into draft plan Use of HIA in other projects
What If? Lack nuance and critical local perspective Health findings not as well received Quicker process
Resources Lake Merritt HIA Report Publication (April 2012) Essential Elements of Healthy TOD Webinar (Summer 2012) Health on Wheels: A Guide to Healthy TOD Publication (Fall 2012)