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Welcome to Everywhere Extra, a new video series from Rural Assembly. Come along on a journey to explore the vast beauty and diversity of rural America. 

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July 2021

Episode 1: National Parks

The Rural Assembly is celebrating National Parks and Recreation Month by exploring the ways our public park systems contribute to building a more inclusive nation. We know parks often play multiple, and sometimes conflicting, roles: preserving biodiversity, ecosystems, and sacred landscapes while also supporting tourism and local economies. At the height of the Covid19 pandemic, parks served as a retreat for families and communities seeking safe recreational activities. In this episode, we spoke with Grand Canyon Trust and Latino Outdoors, two organizations that are educating and equipping park visitors to contribute to a culture of welcome and exploration with reverence. Join in and learn about how Grand Canyon Trust & Latino Outdoors are building relationships with communities and the land. 

Learn more about the people featured in this episode.

About Everywhere Extra

Everywhere Extra is a monthly video production from The Rural Assembly. Come along on a journey to explore the vast beauty and diversity of rural America. 

Everywhere Extra is an offshoot of our Rural Assembly Everywhere gatherings, which bring rural practitioners, policy makers, poets, community leaders, musicians, advocates, and allies together. Find out more past Rural Assembly Everywhere events.

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