Inclusion of Gender, Sex, and Diversity in the Development of Community Programming
Speakers: Rachel Bedingfield (Kentville Parks and Recreation), Dayna B. Daniels (University of Lethbridge)
This session looks at the basics of gender, sex, and diversity and underscores the challenges faced by recreation professionals when attempting to bring various under-served or marginalized individuals and groups into community offerings. Focuses on the reasons for traditional involvement patterns and the challenges for expanding the clientele across all programs. Strategies for quality monitoring and evaluation through all stages of program development and delivery are presented and shared.
Presentation from the 2014 Recreation Nova Scotia Conference and Trade Show