Equitable Youth Programming

Webinar Date
May 21, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. EDT
Land Trust Alliance
Faith Wells, Sabrina Cummings
About This Webinar

​If youth are the future, how can land conservation organizations create programming that thoughtfully engages them in the outdoors and conservation? Join Sabrina Cummings, youth education manager at The Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast, and Faith Wells, an instructor at American Indians in Math and Science, as they recount their experiences in building and facilitating outdoor youth programming. As advocates for equitable outdoor education, they will unravel the secrets to creating enduring outdoor programming that resonates across diverse geographic locations and demographics for 6th to 12th grade students. Delve into the successes and setbacks they have encountered in outdoor programming, and discover tangible strategies to foster inclusivity and equity. Don't miss this opportunity to shape the future of outdoor education for all youth! 

​Here is a look at what we will cover:  

  • ​Learn the history of these two programs, and the niche they fill in their communities. 

  • ​Explore the importance of engaging BIPOC youth in conservation programming. 

  • ​Discover how to navigate the successes, setbacks, and strategies for creating equitable and effective youth programs that stand the test of time. 

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