2020 Walking College Fellowship Application
Thank you for your interest in America Walks' Walking College Fellowship.

• Because you cannot save your answers on this form, we suggest you first save a copy of the document on your computer, then copy and paste your responses into the application form when you're ready to submit.
• Submit your completed application by 8:00 pm Eastern on Friday, Feb. 28th.
Questions About You
Please complete this information to help us learn a little bit about you.
Your Name *
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Street Address *
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Street Address 2
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City *
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State *
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Zip Code *
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Email Address *
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Phone Number *
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Which one of the following best describes you? *
What is a specific walking or walkability-related topic you would like to learn more about over the course of this program? *
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The Walking College program requires a substantial time commitment - approximately 5-10 hours of work per week. Please explain how you will incorporate this work into your existing work and life commitments. *
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Why do you want to be a Walking College fellow? *
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How long have you been working to promote walking and/or walkable community design? *
What have you done to promote walking and/or walkable community design during that time? If you have not been involved in this arena to-date, why are you interested in getting involved now? *
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America Walks supports developing a more diverse and inclusive walking movement. Please indicate the race/ethnicity you most closely identify with (you may select more than one). *
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We are also looking for diversity with respect to age, socioeconomic status, gender identity, sexuality, experience, physical ability, geography and other factors. How would you add to the diversity of the 2020 Walking College class? *
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What else do you want us to know about you? *
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Part B: Questions About Your Community
Please answer these questions about the community that you live and/or work in which will be the focus of your Walking College fellowship.
What is the name of the community (neighborhood, town, city, or county) in which you are working to promote walking and walkability? *
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What is the approximate population of this community? *
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Which of the following best describes your community? (You may select more than one) *
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What is your community’s biggest challenge related to walking and walkability? *
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This program requires the creation of a Walking Action Plan (WAP), a document that outlines goals and strategies for improving walking and/or walkability in your community. Please sketch a short, rough outline of a problem you would like to address through a WAP, understanding that you may change your mind about what to focus on should you gain acceptance to the Walking College. The more specific, the better. *
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What community organizations exist in your community with an interest in walking, walkability, access/mobility, social equity, transportation, health, and related topics? *
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Describe any current street design, construction projects, or existing or proposed public policies (such as complete streets or Vision Zero) in your community that promote active living. *
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What else do you want us to know about your community? *
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Part D: Additional information
Additional materials are not required, but if you wish to submit any additional documents or materials as part of your application, please email them to Emilie Bahr at ebahr@americawalks.org and list them below.
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