Arts in Parks WebchatSeptember 29, 2016
Finding arts in our national parks: The Arts in Parks programs help parks and communities explore ideas about place, current issues of today, and lessons from our past. This webchat brought together Arts in Parks program leaders from across the country, including staff from Walker Arts Center (Minneapolis, MN), the Golden Gate Conservancy, Santa Monica National Recreation Area, Groundwork USA, NPS Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance Program, and more. Leaders hosted a conversation about how to start and sustain arts in parks programs to reach new audiences and to connect more meaningfully with a broader demographic range in our cities. Access the webchat PDF.
Engaging Latino Audiences (Arc to Equality)
June 23, 2016
In view of the recent CNN report on the difficulty of attracting Latinos to national parks, this is a webinar to highlight parks and programs that have been successful in doing so. This webinar shared how parks engaged Latinos in meaningful interpretive programs and activities. Here is the web recording and powerpoint.
Coffee Break with Robin White
May 31, 2016
Our first Coffee Break featured Robin White, Superintendent at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, talking with Rebecca Stanfield McCown, Director of the Stewardship Institute. Robin shared more about how she's using national park sites to drive social change and break down cultural barriers. Here is an audio recording of the event.*
*Note: The recording starts at about 5 minutes into the conversation.
Director's Urban Agenda Webchat
July 16, 2015
Hear Director Jarvis and Stewardship Institute Director Rebecca Stanfield McCown discuss the Urban Agenda, the role of the NPS in urban areas, and why urban matters Service-wide. Watch the webchat.
Welcome Back to Urban Matters
June 24, 2015
The Centennial Office joined the Urban Matters community to talk more about the overlap between the Urban Agenda and the Centennial. To access the audio portion of the webchat, dial 800-841-4034;replay passcode 37881. Here's the webinar PDF
Last updated: November 28, 2016