Sports for Social Impact: Who are Parks for? (with Park People)
Laura Smith is a Project Manager for Park People. She holds a Master of Urban and Regional Planning from Queen's University. Her planning interests include healthy community planning, equitable placemaking, and exploring marginalized peoples' experiences in city-building.
Park People supports and mobilizes community park groups, community organizers, non-profits, park professionals and funders who activate the power of parks.
Through Canada-wide and city-specific programs and events, funding, resources, research and professional services they help realize the power of parks to build strong communities, healthy environments, and resilient cities.
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About Sports for Social Impact
Sports for Social Impact explores the power that sport has to create a positive impact in society. Sport for development & peace is a versatile tool that can be used to tackle many social, environmental & economic challenges such as the Sustainable Development Goals. The hope is that these conversations and ideas will help achieve the maximum benefit of sport in our society. Hosted by David Thibodeau.