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CANCELED:Outdoors for All Reading & Discussion Series: "Black Faces, White Spaces" by Carolyn Finney

 03/22/2021  |  06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
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TONIGHT'S PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED. PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR RESCHEDULED DATE. Join Education & Outreach Coordinator, Casey Bries, in reviewing Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors in which Carolyn Finney explores the relationship between race politics and environmentalism. This month’s discussion will focus on the following prompts: · How do we address racism in environmentalism and outdoor recreation? · How has our country’s racial history impacted current conservation and recreation policy? · What steps can community members and land management agencies take to promote public land access for all people? “Outdoors for All” Reading & Discussion Series: OSMP is pleased to launch its “Outdoors for All” Reading & Discussion series! Celebrate diversity in the outdoors and transform your perspective through environment-focused literary works by, for, and about people of historically excluded identities. Each month, OSMP staff will choose a book that supports deeper understanding of how environmental policy and land management can be used as tools to drive social change. We will gather virtually the fourth Monday of each month to discuss the reading and share ideas for creating community and building a more equitable and resilient future for our public lands. Participants are encouraged to read each month’s book, but all are welcome to join the discussion. All titles will be available as free-to-access e-books through Boulder Public Library (boulderlibrary.org). SHOP LOCAL! Prefer a hardcopy? Trident Booksellers (www.tridentcafe.com) offers a 15% discount on each month’s selection! Simply mention you are a participant in this program. Please call ahead to ensure it is in stock.


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Casey B - Education: Naturalist

Casey Bries has worked as an Education & Outreach Coordinator with OSMP for 5 years. Casey is a Certified Interpretive Guide (NAI) and holds a B.S. in Recreation, Parks & Leisure Studies from the University of Minnesota. Casey's passion lies at the intersection of interpretation and social justice, and they utilize environmental education as a platform for advancing social change and equity in the outdoors. Casey loves hiking, reading, and every single dog they've ever met.


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