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PHPR Summit 2024

The Joy of Togetherness:

Sowing the Seeds for Socially Connected Communities


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Friday, February 23, 2024

Northglenn Recreation Center, Northglenn, CO

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PHPR Summit 2023 - The Hybrid Experience #2

Theme: Elevating community capacity and partnerships to survive, adapt, and thrive! 

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Friday, March 10, 2023

Bison Ridge Recreation Center, Commerce City, CO and on Zoom

PHPR Summit 2022 - The Hybrid Experience

Theme:  For the Sake of Mental Health ~ How built environment, recreation, parks and public health are creating hope, change, and optimism in the midst of a pandemic.

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Friday, March 11, 2022

Beck Recreation Center, Aurora, CO

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PHPR Summit 2020

For the Sake of Gen Z: Shaping the Future of Health


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2018 - For the Sake of Connecting with our Communities


Speaker Bios and Contacts

  • Keynote: Together We're Better

  • Cultivando in the Community

  • Prescriptions for Health

  • Parks for Social Connection

  • Colorado Collaboration Cafe

 Buck Recreation Center, Littleton, CO

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2016 - For the Sake of Community


Speaker Bios and Contacts

  • Keynote: Colorado the Beautiful

  • Healthy Parks Healthy Vending

  • A Healthcare and Recreation Partnership

  • Community Parks for the Sake of Health

Wheat Ridge Recreation Center, Wheat Ridge, CO

PHPR Summit 2021 - Virtual Experience

Community Resilience thru Public Health, Parks and Recreation

Friday, February 26, 2021

8:30am - 2:30pm (with healthy happy hour to follow) 

Join us for a productive day of discussion, interaction, and engagement around building resilient communities in unprecedented and challenging times through partnership, innovation, and quick pivoting of resources.  The past year has tested our resolve, relationships (professionally and personally) and resilience. We want to share this time together to hear your insight from your experiences creating engaging opportunities for social, emotional, mental and physical health within your community utilizing parks, recreation, health interventions, placemaking or any other creative programs. Come be part of the conversation because that is how we learn, grow, and become sustainable. (Session descriptions and full agendaClick here for the Summit 2021 Page

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2019 - For the Sake of Healthy Places and Community Spaces: Exploring Collaborative Solutions to 3rd Place


Speaker Bios and Contacts

City Park Recreation Center, Westminster 

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2017 - For the Sake of Equity


Speaker Bios and Contacts

  • Keynote: What is Equity Anyway?

  • Visualizing HEAL and Recreation Data

  • Food Equity in Denver

  • Cultivating our Future - Inclusion and Equity Outdoors

  • Engaging Equity in Denver

  • Engaging Westwoods' Residents in Park Transition

City Park Recreation Center, Westminster, CO


2015 - For the Sake of Health


Speaker Bios and Contacts

  • Keynote: Green Matter

  • Collaboration Multiplier Tool Activity

  • Building Capacity

  • Bringing Together Public Health, Built Environment, Parks & Recreation

  • Linking in with Health Systems

Tri-County Health Department Admin Bldg, Greenwood Village, CO 

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