Feb. 23, 1PM Seminar – Inclusivity in the Outdoors
Join us for a Global Change Seminar organized by the Southeast CASC Global Change Fellows
Thursday February 23, 2023, 1-2:30pm ET
In person in Room 101 David Clark Labs , NC State campus
Online via Zoom
Inclusivity in the Outdoors
Speaker: José González, Founder of Latino Outdoors
Overview: José Guadalupe Adonis González Rosales is a professional educator, conservationist, environmentalist, artist, science communicator, and a huge force in the outdoor inclusion space. His work centers around bridging culture, identity, and the environment through public communication and engagement. González is the founder of Latino Outdoors, a Latinx-led organization working to engage Latino communities in the outdoors through programs focused on facilitating outdoor experiences, creating diverse and inclusive narratives, and embracing Latino community culture. González earned his B.A in History at the University of California, Davis, and his M.S in Behavior, Education, Communication at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources & Environment. He has been featured as Bay Nature’s 2021 Community Hero and is a recipient of the National Wildlife Foundation’s National Conservation Education Award, Murie Center 2016 Rising Leader Award, and the Kenji Award.
The seminar will focus on Jose’s previous work in the outdoor space and
discuss ways to increase inclusivity and accessibility in the outdoors for people of all
backgrounds and cultures.