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Friday, October 21 • 08:30 - 10:00
Are We There Yet? Re-Viewing the Risks to Mental, Social, and Emotional Wellbeing Through the Lens of History

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"If one really wishes to know how justice is administered in a country, one goes to the unprotected — those who need the law's protection most — and listens to their testimony." Inspired by this truth from James Baldwin, ‘Are We There Yet’ explores how our American past has informed much of our current inequities in outdoor recreation. We'll examine legacies of oppression and the importance of reducing the risk of perpetuating harm – social, emotional, and otherwise.

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Kriste Peoples

Program Director, Women's Wilderness, Women's Wilderness
As a leader in Colorado’s BIPOC outdoor community, Kriste explores ways to increase the representation of women and people of color in nature. She serves on the executive boards of Running Start, a nonprofit dedicated to helping women overcome obstacles to fitness, as well as the... Read More →

Friday October 21, 2022 08:30 - 10:00 EDT
Diamond Ballroom - 1st Floor Double Tree By Hilton, Burlington, VT, USA