Maximizing Statewide Impact of Safe Routes to School

Educating Governors and State Agency Leaders

The complexities of engaging and educating your governor and state agency leaders on the benefits of policies and funding that support Safe Routes to School can feel daunting, but may be easier than you imagine.

This webinar discusses basic strategies for becoming involved with your state government, talking points that resonate with stateleaders, policies that can have significant long term impacts, and case studies of practitioners who have effectively engaged their Governors and/or state agencyleaders


  • Jeanie Ward-Waller, Safe Routes Partnership, California advocacy organizer
  • James Wilson, Bike Delaware, executive director
  • Dave Cowan, Safe Routes Partnership, program manager
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