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Everyone's Invited: Creating an Inclusive Ocean

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Several studies suggest that participation in outdoor activities in protected areas is lowest among non-white communities and individuals. We will address how special places like national parks and national marine sanctuaries are working with diverse groups to create a more inclusive, accessible recreation experience.

Moderator: 

Kate Thompson | Chief, Education and Outreach Division, NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries

Discussants:

Kriston Barnes | Alumni, National Park Service BioBlitz

Jose Gonzalez | Founder, Latino Outdoors

Brittany Leavitt | Leader, Outdoor Afro

Jay Haigler | Diving Safety Officer, National Association of Black Scuba Divers Foundation

Vernon Smith | National Media Coordinator, NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries

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