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DEI Information Session – Dec. 1st, 2020

Tues. Dec. 1st, 7:00pm-8:30pm

Curious about what Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion looks like in the outdoors world? Wondering how you can be apart of this work? WMCC and Briana Blanchard of the Red River George Climbers Coalition are hosting an info session to explore these topics! Join us for a discussion on the framework for Justice, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in the climbing world, ways this work fits into the Western MA climbing community and an open space for questions and conversation.

Briana lives in Cincinnati and has been climbing in the Red since 2014. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Miami University and has been working in non-profit for five years.  Briana enjoys sport, bouldering, and traditional climbing, and when she isn’t outside she can be found on her basement training wall or in the local gym, accompanied by her husband and their son, Atticus. Look her up on Instagram @Dirtbagmomma.

Click here to register in advance for the DEI Information Session.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Events

Community Conversations

Formerly known as Listening Sessions, the WMCC Justice Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee is hosting the next Community Conversation on March 9th at 7:00PM. The goal of the Community Conversation is to provide a safe place for marginalized members of the climbing community to share their stories. This conversation will be facilitated by committee member, Amelia Tarren.

All attendees must complete this google form and register in advance for the session. A zoom link will be sent to you after registering. Thanks to everyone who has been showing up to these conversations and sharing their stories. If you haven’t attended one of these events yet, consider joining this one!

Email the JDEI committee at JDEI@climbgneiss.org if you have any questions.