Equitable Access to Outdoor Play and Learning

Panel Dialogue

Recognizing the critical importance of play environments in family life and community development, this panel brings together design experts, play advocates, and equity champions to delve into the multi-faceted aspects of creating inclusive, sustainable, and thriving urban spaces. 

This panel dialogue will discuss insights into the roles of design, community engagement, and innovative strategies in creating equitable access to outdoor play and learning opportunities that foster healthier, happier, and more connected communities.


Alyssa Young

Programs and Partnerships Manager, KABOOM!

Shweta Nanekar

Landscape Architect, McAdams

Melody Alcazar

Program Manager, City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department