LIAA Climate Health Adaptation Planning in Michigan – Benton Harbor

Date: May 19, 2016
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Location: Southwest Michigan Planning Commission Offices, Benton Harbor, MI

Local and regional planners, developers, environmental stewards, and other interested individuals are invited to attend a new statewide training that explores the intersection between public health, climate change and land use planning policy. This three-hour training module has been developed in partnership by LIAA, a nonprofit community planning organization, and the Michigan Climate & Health Adaptation Program at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. They seek to raise awareness about the health impacts of climate change in the region, populations most vulnerable to such impacts, and what other communities are doing to address similar challenges. Four sessions are available around the state:

  • Traverse City: Thursday, May 12, 2016, from 1-4 p.m., at the Michigan Works! Office.
  • Benton Harbor: Thursday, May 19, from 1-4 p.m., at the Southwest Michigan Planning Commission Offices.
  • DearbornThursday, May 26, from 5-8 p.m., at the Food Community and Performing Arts Center.
  • Lansing: Thursday, June 2, from 1-4 p.m., at the Michigan Municipal League Capitol Building.

Pre-registration is required. Each session costs $15, and is free for students with ID. By completing this training, attendees have the opportunity to receive three (3) Master Citizen Planner educational credits. To register and learn more, visit Climate Health Adaptation Planning in Michigan