Improved health and well-being, social cohesion and community participation are just some of the benefits of ensuring community members feel a sense of belonging in public spaces. Learn how to leverage your recreation opportunities to increase social inclusion in your community. Material in the workshop will also provide you with applicable techniques to build your case for investment in access to recreation and physical activity.
This course was developed from content used in the BCRPA’s Everybody Active in-person workshops. The workshops taught people how to work more effectively with low-income populations. As face-to-face delivery of these workshops is no longer available, the BCRPA developed an online delivery format for this important material.
Social Inclusion provides an overview of the link between poverty and health, highlighting the difference between access and inclusion and strategies on how to make your programs more socially inclusive.