158 - Lessons from the Legends: America's Expanding Liberal Democratic Tradition

Tuesday, September 26
4:10 PM–5:25 PM

Location: Room 208

Days: Tuesday, 26 September
NRPA Three Pillars: Social Equity
Track: Leadership & Management
Session Type: Education Session

This interactive "Lessons from the Legends" session tells the story the park and recreation profession's contribution to the Civil Rights movement through the life of Robert Stanton, the first African-American director of the National Park Service.

CEU Credits: 0.1

Learning Outcomes:
a better understanding of the park and recreation profession's contributions to the Civil Rights movement
a better understanding of the first African American Director of the National Park Service
practical ideas for how to make history more interesting to students and practitioners

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