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Everyone’s Earth: Voices Of National Leadership In Anti-Racism In The Outdoors

Thursday, September 30, 2021
12:30pm – 2:00pm


Join us for a conversation with those leading the nation’s effort to address racism and the outdoors. Together, we will explore ways we can increase diversity and equity as it relates to outdoor accessibility and engagement. Leaders will also showcase a recently developed Anti-Racism in the Outdoors Resource Guide.

Goals of the event:

-Raising awareness of the importance of anti-racism in the outdoors, including the Anti-Racism in the Outdoors guide

-Challenging concepts and ideas that marginalize people in nature and the outdoors

-Elevating the voice of national organizations and leaders working on this topic

SPEAKERS INCLUDE: James Edward Mills (moderator) Community Partnership Liaison, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies; Founder, The Joy Trip Project

Christopher Kilgour Founder, Color in The Outdoors

Claudia Pineda Tibbs (they/them) Advisory Board, Latino Outdoors; Sustainability Manager, Monterey Bay Aquarium

Corina Newsome Community Engagement Manager, Georgia Audubon Society

This event is presented in partnership with the University of Connecticut College of Agriculture, Health and Nature Resources - Department of Extension and Nature Rx, the Cornell School of Integrative Plant Science, and The Joy Trip Project with support from the Schlecht Family Foundation


Laura Brown

Extension (primary), College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, UConn Master Calendar

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