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Thursday, May 21 • 9:15am - 10:29am
T01 - Trans* Inclusion - Building Parks and Recreation for All LIMITED

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The Transgender Tipping Point: America’s next civil rights frontier” headlined the June 2014 cover of Time Magazine. Learn how community and staff came together in Vancouver to examine barriers to participation for trans* and gender variant citizens and developed recommendations to improve inclusion and access through programming, human resources, signage, facility design, and partnerships. Stories and learning will be shared from recent experiences rolling out public trans* inclusive programming, removing gendered signage, and launching an awareness campaign in recreation facilities.


Susie Hutchison

Susie Hutchison, Recreation Manager with the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation and Co-Chair of the TGVI Working Group, works with the committee to implement its recommendations across Vancouver’s diverse recreation system.

Kai Scott

Kai Scott, M.A., is a Social Scientist and Engagement Specialist trained in both qualitative and quantitative methods and educated in the field of International Political Economy and Development. His practice Dialectic Research Services works collaboratively with various Aboriginal... Read More →

Thursday May 21, 2015 9:15am - 10:29am PDT
Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, Westminster Ballroom 2 7551 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC