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Ms. Esther Postiglione

State Policy Manager

California Walks


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Esther Postiglione is State Policy Manager at California Walks where she works to advance statewide policies and leads the Focus Cities project providing technical assistance to local government and community-based organizations in seven cities throughout the State. Social justice and public health are at the core of Esther’s beliefs in creating healthy communities. Growing up in the Central Valley, Esther has seen first-hand the impacts of the built environment on small urban and rural communities. Working in various sectors such as local government, rural and urban clinics, and non-profits has given her a unique understanding of the challenges in advancing the needs of public health and social justice interventions. Prior to California Walks at Cultiva La Salud, Esther managed the Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH) grant. The REACH program helped to advance policies that promote access to walking and biking facilities to Latino communities in Fresno, Stanislaus, and Kern Counties. Esther graduated from California State University, Fresno with a Master of Public Health with a focus on Health Promotion.


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