March 2, 2022, 6p, OregonWild.org
It is a known fact that racism is a problem on public lands, and many communities do not feel safe or welcome when recreating. While efforts have been made by individual leaders and organizations to create more equitable and inclusive conditions, the work is far from over. Luckily, there are state-based solutions that seek to make a difference.
On March 2nd, please join us for a discussion on what the state of Oregon is doing to address racism on public lands. We’ve hosted webinars in the past to learn about the challenges communities of color face in outdoor recreation and conservation, but this webinar will explore solutions being implemented at the state level to address these injustices.
Joining us will be special guests Clara Soh, an Oregon Wild board member, avid rock climber, and explorer of public lands who has served on the Governor’s Equity and Justice Task Force, and Mauricio Valadrian, the founder of Valadrian Creative & Consulting, (a firm specialized in equity, diversity and inclusion communications), fierce advocate for outdoor equity, board member of Hike it Baby, and vice-chair for The Oregon Conservation and Recreation Advisory Committee. Together, we will be discussing this important topic and actions you can take to support this critical work.
We hope to see you there!