1st Safe Routes to School National Conference Set for November 2007

DEARBORN, MI — The National Center for Safe Routes to School and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership proudly present the 1st Safe Routes to School National Conference: Creating, Building and Sustaining Momentum. The conference will be held November 5 – 7, 2007, in Dearborn, Michigan and will be hosted by the Michigan Fitness Foundation.

In addition to support for the conference, the National Center for Safe Routes to School will also be providing $10,000 in stipend funding to assist Safe Routes to School programs with travel expenses in order to attend the conference. Additional information on applying for the stipends will be released in early summer 2007.

The Michigan Fitness Foundation is currently soliciting presentation proposals for the conference. The submission deadline is June 8, 2007. To download the application, please visit www.saferoutesmichigan.org/Downloadable%20Materials/CALL%20FOR%20PRESENTATIONS.pdf.

To register for the conference, please visit www.saferoutesmichigan.org/nationalconference.htm.