A personal reflection on the relationship between education and place.
It’s hard to write about the health benefits of parks with any sincerity while processing two more mass shootings, and the fact that one of them was motivated by white nationalism. Right now, there are a lot of people carrying trauma that no park can heal. That being said, it is still important to address inequitable park access, because it is yet another symptom of our country’s bigger problem: racism.
A conversation with Rachel Banner, Director of Park Access at the National Recreation and Park Association
Alamance County, NC advocates are practicing a culture of learning with a do-it-yoursel(ves) spirit.