Community Events

A listing of community events in Pima County that align with Healthy Pima's mission can be found below.


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Free Webinar on Data Tools to Help Inform Active Transportation Decision-Making

New tools are constantly being developed that help us gather and understand data and inform decision-making around walking, biking, and Safe Routes to School. On this webinar you’ll hear from a state department of transportation that has compiled and mapped Safe Routes to School data in a new tool that helps demonstrate financial transparency, encourages partnership at many levels, and provides access to information for everyone from a parent to a DOT project manager. You will also learn about StreetLight Data and how its applications can be used better understand the walking and bicycling environment and inform decisions that support active travel investments.

Date:

March 19, 2019

Time:

10:00 am - 11:00 am MST

Location:

Online

Cost: Free

Register Here


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FREE Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training

The Arizona Youth Partnership invites you to a free substance abuse prevention training course.

Dates:

March 19, 20, and 21, 2019

Time:

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Location:

7575 W. Twin Peaks Rd. Suite 164, Marana , AZ 85743

Cost: Free


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Community Conversation with Dr. Linda Chamberlain

Casa de los Niños would like to invite you to our Community Conversation with Dr. Linda Chamberlain.

Date:

March 20, 2019

Time:

5:30-7:30 pm

Location:

1120 N. 5th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85705 

Cost: Free

To register:

email amendoza@casadelosninos.org

For more information:

call (520)624-5600 x 10507


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Do you have the tools to take action right now to improve Arizona’s opioid crisis?

Add to your toolbox by attending “Opioids: The Painful Truth!” At the conference, you will receive a physical toolkit containing valuable resources to support your efforts!

A little sneak peek: One item in your toolkit is a spiral-bound print version of the 47-page “2018 Arizona Opioid Prescribing Guidelines.” This consensus set of guidelines was developed by Arizona-based stakeholders to promote patient safety.                                                                                

Registration is required and seats are filling up fast! Reserve your spot today!

Date:

March 21, 2019

Time:

8:00 am - 4:20 pm

Location:

4340 E. Cotton Center Blvd. Phoenix, AZ 85040

Cost: $25

Click here to register now


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Meeting Webcast: The Secretary’s Advisory Committee for Healthy People 2030

Register for the next meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives for 2030 (Committee). The Committee will:

  • Continue its deliberations regarding the Nation’s health promotion and disease prevention objectives

  • Develop recommendations regarding activities to implement Healthy People 2030

Be a part of the Healthy People 2030 development process. This Committee meeting will be held online via webcast and is open to the public.

Date:

March 27, 2019

Time:

11:00 am to 2:00 pm MST (2:00-5:00pm ET)

Location:

Online

Register now


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At the Intersection of Aging and Transportation Conference

Join Age Friendly Arizona, AARP Arizona, the Federal Highway Administration and Vitalyst At the Intersection of Aging and Transportation. This free conference will explore how we can make a difference in the lives of those who are losing their capacity to connect with their medical care, their communities, and their well-being.

Date:

March 27, 2019

Time:

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location:

1101 N. 44th St., Phoenix, AZ 85008

Cost: Free

Link here


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Arizona Partnership for Healthy Communities Conference

Learn about the process of improving health equity in the state of Arizona. This conference features keynote speaker, Melissa Jones who is from the Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative.

Date:

March 28, 2019

Time:

8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location:

1101 N. 44th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85008

Cost:

$120 per person

Registration is still open

Register Here


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Innovation in Traffic Impact Assessment Webinar

Cities and counties across the US are increasingly recognizing a need to update their TIA practices to support more sustainable, multimodal-oriented development patterns. This webinar presents recent research aimed at understanding and addressing the challenges faced by transportation and land use professionals as they seek to adopt new approaches to assessing and mitigating the impacts of urban development. Presenters include: Tabitha Combs, a Research Associate in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kristina Currans is an Assistant Professor in Planning at University of Arizona, and Melissa McMahon, a Transportation Research and Site Plan Development Manager for Arlington County, Virginia’s Commuter Services Bureau. For more information, please follow this link.

Date:

March 29, 2019

Time:

10:00 am MST (1:00 ET)

Location:

Online

Cost: Free

Register:

Link here


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Tribal Opioid Conference

Indigenous Approaches to Building Capacity & Resiliency to Substance Use Disorder

Date: April 3-4, 2019

Location: San Marcos Resort, 1 N. San Marcos Place, Chandler, Arizona

Register: Here


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NAMIWalk 2019

In 2019, NAMI Southern Arizona will hold its 13th annual NAMIWalks in Tucson, that is 15 years total including our 2 years in Phoenix! Nationally we are celebrating 17 years of NAMIWalks, the nation's largest mental health awareness and fundraising event. We invite you to join us on April 6th or for any of our close to 100 community walks throughout the country. NAMIWalks is a fun, family-friendly event!

Date:

April 6, 2019

Time:

9:00 am

Location:

3359 S. La Cholla Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85713

Cost:

No cost to register, but donations accepted

Additional Information:

Link here


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Health and Wellness Expo

Listen to speakers from the county’s health department to learn more information about Mental Health & Substance Abuse.

Date:

April 13, 2019

Time:

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Location:

431 North Plumer Avenue, Tucson, AZ

Cost: Free


Speaker Series: Transition from Youth to Adulthood

Lecture series by the The Autism Society of Southern Arizona featuring self advocate and professional experts in autism to prepare growing children for the future.

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Intermountain Academy - 1100 West Fresno Street Tucson, AZ 85745

Cost: Free

RSVP: CLICK HERE


Global Refugee Trends & Resettlement Update

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees publishes an annual report on the migration trends of refugees and displaced persons around the world. This session will cover the global refugee resettlement trends and provide the community with an update on local resettlement.

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Location: Murphy-Wilmot Library - 530 North Wilmot Road Tucson, AZ 85711

Cost: Free


8th Annual Southwest Diabetes Symposium

Symposium is designed for family practice and other primary care physicians, endocrinologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses, pharmacists, diabetes educators, registered dietitians, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2019

Time: 7:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Location: JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort - 3800 W Starr Pass Blvd Tucson, AZ 85745

Cost: Free


How to Manage the Meltdowns with our Expert Panel

Lecture series by the The Autism Society of Southern Arizona. Panelists include: Kathleen Friend, M.D. Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with Intermountain Health Centers; Rebecca Hartzwell, Rebecca Hartzell, Ph.D., BCBA-D, Assistant Professor of Practice Disability and Psychoeducational Studies; Laura Valenzuela, M.S. CCC-SLP, Speech Language Pathologist Milestone Pediatrics; and Howard Zlamal, Self-Avocate, Special Education Teacher Sunnyside High School.

Date: Saturday, February 16, 2019 - Friday, April 26, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Intermountain Academy - 1100 West Fresno Street Tucson, AZ 85745

Cost: Free

RSVP: CLICK HERE



Free Bike Safety Classes for All Levels

Pima County sponsors a number of different bike safety classes including classes designed specifically for children and university students. All classes are conducted by L.A.B. League cycling instructors, and free bike safety items such as helmets, bike lights, and u-locks are often included with participation.

Date: CLICK HERE for a list of dates and times

Time: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Location: Himmel Park Library, 1035 N. Treat Ave. Tucson, AZ 85716

Cost: Free

RSVP: CLICK HERE

Tucson Civic Leadership & Service Training

The Civic Leadership & Service training curriculum helps participants develop the knowledge and skills to be effective community leaders. Participants gain the expertise to address a variety of community & societal issues, develop skill sets transferable to the public sector, and become empowered to make the greatest impact in the communities they serve.  

Don't miss out on the great benefits of this professional development curriculum. Sign up for a no cost training today!

Date: Ongoing

Location: Arizona Serve Offices, 530 S Main Ave Suite A Tucson, AZ 85701

View available training here: Tucson Civic Leadership & Service Training


Statewide Events

Rural Health Care Leadership Conference

Dates: February 2-5, 2020

Location: Arizona Grand Resort & Spa: 8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway Phoenix, AZ 85044

RSVP for Free: HERE

The Pinal County Resource Guide (First Things First)

Dates: April 5, 2019

Location: Arizona's Children Association - 225 South Orlando Street Florence, AZ 85132

RSVP for Free: HERE

Trauma Informed Care

Dates: June 7, 2019

Location: Arizona's Children Association - 225 South Orlando Street Florence, AZ 85132

RSVP for Free: HERE