Equitable Access to the Outdoors

Diversity, inclusion, and equity in outdoor spaces is an important aspect of environmental justice, but studies suggest that minority populations are much less likely to participate in outdoor adventures. A diverse panel of community leaders discussed the “adventure gap” and the ways this can be addressed within a community.

Panel Discussion


Angelou Ezeilo, CEO, Greening Youth Foundation

José González, Founder and Director Emeritus, Latino Outdoors

Mandela Barnes, Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor

Live Session Moderator

James Mills, Community Partnership Liaison and Faculty Assistant, Nelson Institute