2023 Workshops                                                                           

March 28-29, 2023: SCORP Workshop
Location: Asheville, NC

*NEW* Registration is Open!

Cost: $250 for members, $350 for non-members 
Space is limited to 70 participants

This 2 day workshop is an opportunity for new and seasoned SCORP planners to share best practices, discuss common challenges, and brainstorm ways to develop some consistencies in data collection.  SCORP Workshop Agenda v1 1.pdf

Lodging: Doubletree Downtown Asheville
Dates:  Arrival Monday, March 27, 2023 – Departure Thursday, March 30, 2023
Room Rate:  $149 per night + applicable tax
Deposit Policy:  Credit Card Guarantee Required, no deposit due
Cancellation Policy:  48 Hours Prior to Check-In to avoid 1 Night Fee
Reservation Deadline:  Monday, March 13, 2023

 

Sending multiple people from your state or organization? SORP has agency memberships and sponsorship packages that include registration costs. Email or call Rachel for more info: [email protected] or (530) 918-8312.

 

OUTDOORS FOR ALL: ANTI-OPPRESSION AND INCLUSIVE PROGRAM DESIGN

4 PART COHORT SERIES

Registration is now open! Space is limited to 60 participants. 
$350 for SORP members, $450 for non-members


Outdoor Recreation has both the opportunity and a responsibility to be more inclusive of all communities and to question dominant and privileged cultural perspectives. During this 4 part cohort series workshop, attendees will be introduced to the concept of unconscious bias,including in the development of projects and programs. Through a series of interactive virtual sessions, participants will examine privilege and bias as it pertains to planning and programming. Participants will reflect on individual and organizational practices and develop strategies for creating engaging and meaningful programming for diverse audiences.
 
COURSE TIMES
9 am-12 pm PT
10 am – 1pm MT
11 am -2 pm CT 
12 pm - 3 pm ET
 
COURSE DATES
April 4 - Session 1: Examining Unconscious Bias / Tuesday, April 4, 2023 
April 11 - Session 2: 4 I’s Of Oppression / Tuesday, April 11, 2023
April 19 - Session 3: Inclusivity Review Lens / Tuesday, April 18, 2023
April 25 - Session 4: Group Project Share / Tuesday, April 25, 2023
 
SESSION OBJECTIVES: 
  • Participants build awareness around individual unconscious biases, and how it can affect their work.
  • Participants build awareness of the impacts of bias in institutions, and the effects that systematic oppression has on individuals and communities. 
  • Participants will explore the ways that bias and oppression may show up in their work, and develop strategies for overcoming these. 
  • Participants will work in cohorts to workshop a program idea to support them implementing these concepts of equity and inclusion in their work.
  Course facilitator: Meet Parker McMullen Bushman, CEO and founder of Ecoinclusive Strategies and Chief Operating Officer 
of Inclusive Guide. Parker is a dynamic speaker and facilitator that engages organizations in new thinking around what it means
to be a diversity change-agent and create dynamic organizational change. Parker’s background in the non-profit leadership,
conservation, environmental education, and outdoor recreation fields spans over 24+ years. Parker has a passion for equity
and inclusion in outdoor spaces. Her interest in justice, accessibility, and equity issues developed from her personal experiences
facing the unequal representation of people of color in environmental organizations and green spaces. Parker tackles these
complex issues by addressing them through head on activism and education. For 9 years Parker has worked with businesses
to catalyze action to build culturally diverse and culturally competent organizations that are representative of the populations
that they seek to reach and serve. Parker is the founder of the organization called Ecoinclusive Strategies.
Ecoinclusive (
ecoinclusive.org) provides training and resources for non-profit, cultural, and environmental organizations.
In Parker’s role as Chief Operating Officer she oversee the core operational functions of Inclusive Guide.
Inclusive Guide (
www.inclusiveguide.com) is a tech company with a mission to create data-driven, economic incentives
for businesses to be more inclusive and welcoming, resulting in safer spaces for people who regularly experience discrimination.