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Racism in the Water: Access for All in Outdoor Recreation Webinar

December 12, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Center for Water Policy along with the UWM Black Student Cultural Center and the Alliance for the Great Lakes hosted a free virtual webinar to discuss systematic barriers to outdoor recreation for Black and People of Color, and possible remedies.

Sarah Martinez, a former Water Policy Specialist at the Center for Water Policy presented her research uncovering the historical exclusion and environmental justices challenges faced by Black and People of Color in her recently published law review article, “Racism in the Water: Access for All in Outdoor Recreation“.

This research talk was complimented by a panel of students sharing their experiences, thoughts, and ideas in confronting these barriers moderated by Crystal Davis from the Alliance for the Great Lakes.

You can view a recording of the full webinar here:


December 12, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Center for Water Policy
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