Our National Parks belong to everyone. So why are they so white?

Angela Fichter, Daniel Penner, Nikhil Swaminathan, Amelia Bates | 2018 | 5 min.

2019 Official Selection

Only 20 percent of visitors to National Parks are people of color. As the broader conservation movement continues to struggle with diversity and inclusion, many worry that the Trump administration will only make things worse. Watch our video to learn about the troubling history of public lands and to meet the conservationists of color who are trying to change the parks’ future.


Website: www.grist.org

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March 30, 2019 Palm Desert CA - SOLD OUT UCR Palm Desert Center
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