Youth and Diversity in the Outdoors Panel Hosted by Sierra Club

Industry leaders meet at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City
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Youth and Diversity in the Outdoors Panel Hosted by Sierra Club Mission Outdoors and Sierra Magazine

Industry leaders meet at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City


What: Sierra Club Mission Outdoors and Sierra Magazine are pleased to host the “Diversity and Youth in the Outdoors” two-part panel discussion.

Building on the momentum and excitement following Shelton Johnson's keynote presentation at the Conservation Alliance Breakfast at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2011, the panel will focus on the evident interest and concern from the outdoor industry regarding a lack of diversity and youth.

The first session is scheduled for the Winter Market 2012; the conversation will continue at the Summer Market.

Who: Martin LeBlanc - Sierra Club Mission Outdoors, Moderator
Christopher Rutgers – Outdoor Outreach
Ivan Levin - Outdoor Nation from Outdoor Foundation
James Mills – Joy Trip Project
Jeff Weidman - Big City Mountaineers
Stacy Bare - Military Family Outdoors

When: Friday, January 20th
1:00—2:00PM

Where: Salt Lake City Marriott Downtown, Salon H

For more information, please visit http://www.outdoorretailer.com/winter-market/.

About Sierra Club Mission Outdoors
Mission Outdoors encompasses four outings, youth and family programs to engage local volunteers and the community, giving everyone outdoor experiences. These include Inner City Outings, Local Outings, Building Bridges to the Outdoors and Military Families Outdoors. For more information, please visit www.sierraclub.org/missionoutdoors.

About Sierra magazine
Sierra is the official bi-monthly publication of the Sierra Club, America's leading advocate for the environment and sustainable lifestyles. Over the past 100 years, the Sierra Club has protected millions of miles of outdoor spaces, wild places and scenic rivers. Join the more than 1,400,000 Sierra readers who find features and departments that inspire them to get outdoors. For more information, please visit www.sierramagazine.com. Look for copies in the bins at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market.

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