The Environment

Public Lands, We the People | Local Parks to Public Lands: Access for Communities, By Communities

July 15, 2020  • Energy and Environment Program

From dense urban centers to rural communities, opportunities to enjoy the benefits of nature and access outdoor spaces can be limited. During this second session of the series, Public Lands, We the People, hear and learn from experts in the realms of community-led park development, open space and public lands as they come together to share recent efforts that move communities closer to achieving equitable access to the outdoors and their co-benefits.

Featured Keynote:

Rue Mapp
Founder, Outdoor Afro
Member, The Wilderness Society Governing Council


Viviana Franco, Founder, From Lot to Spot

Alyssa Ravasio, Founder, HipCamp

Moderated by:

Jon Christensen
Assistant Professor, UCLA Institute of the
Environment and Sustainability