"While we all hope that our children will do well in school, we hope with even greater fervor that they will do well in life. Our job is to help them know and appreciate themselves deeply, to be resilient in the face of adversity, to approach the world with zest, to find work that is satisfying, friends and spouses who are loving and loyal, and to hold a deep belief that they have something meaningful to contribute to the world."
--We travel to Omaha, Nebraska, to learn about the Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program of the National Park Service. --We visit Indiana Dunes State Park in Chesterton, IN, where walking and bicycling can get you into the park even when the parking lots are full. --The Toni Morrison Interchange in New Orleans, Louisiana, is not pedestrian-friendly. --Cars parked on the sidewalk by inconsiderate drivers are a problem in a Pittsburgh neighborhood. --We learn about Google Maps for bicycling.
Patrick Shearer hosts Nathan J. Travernicht, Fire Chief, UC Davis Fire Department, and Shawn Kinney, Division Chief, City of Davis Fire Department to discuss the roll out of "PulsePoint," an app that citizens with CPR experience can download and use to help save lives. They also discuss Sidewalk CPR programs, involving citizens with the fire department, and automatic external defibrillators.
Topics discussed include: Xochitl Casteneda's background and her experiences as a migrant, seeing the health needs of migrant Latinos workers, social determinants of health among immigrants. Migration affects health in both countries of origin and reception.
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