In keeping with societal need and Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (IIDC) initiatives, the Eppley Institute took an intentional and strategic path toward its efforts to advance diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice (DEIJ) in parks, recreation, and public lands. The thoughtfully-considered approach involved… Read More »Eppley Continues its Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Social Justice
The Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands has been a leader in adult education surrounding parks and recreation for many years. As Eppley merged with National Center on Accessibility (NCA), the commitment to the NCA program has been reinforced with creation of modified classroom-based… Read More »Eppley-NCA Continues to Focus on Accessibility in Parks Through Training and Assessments
Eppley Institute completed accessibility assessments this spring at Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, Fort Monroe National Monument, and Fort Donelson National Battlefield. While each site has its own considerations to address, each plays a role in telling a different part of Civil War and pre-Civil… Read More »Eppley Supports NPS Accessibility Efforts at Historic Sites
The Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands is conducting a national survey of park professionals, Autistic people, and caregivers of Autistic people as part of the Park Autism Research Knowledge Synthesis Project. Ph.D. candidate Ross Edelstein, Eppley Director Steve Wolter and Indiana Resource Center… Read More »Eppley Call for Survey Participants!