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Our 1-day Summit on Connecting to Nature in an Urban World, April 19, features a morning plenary and roundtable sessions followed by interactive workshops and walkshops in the afternoon. Building on the Summit is our Conference, April 20-21, featuring keynotes speakers, hands-on workshops and networking opportunities.

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Wednesday, April 19 • 10:00am - 11:30am
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Roundtable sessions focus on strategies for nature connection in urban areas for children, families and communities.

How can we move beyond “outreach” to deeply engage urban community-based leadership? This roundtable session will explore the power of grassroots efforts to empower local leaders and amplify the children and nature movement. 


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Carmen Harris

Chief of Social Impact and Strategic Partnerships, GirlTrek
Carmen is chief of GirlTrek's Social Impact and Strategic Partnerships team where she monitors the social, psychosocial, and behavioral impact of GirlTrek's program on African-American women and communities. Carmen is also charged with identifying and engaging national and international... Read More →

Wednesday April 19, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am PDT
Marine (Ground floor towards the Spa)