Last year we had the honor of working with the Land Trust Alliance and LookOut Mountain Conservancy in Chattanooga. The film we created features an innovative program that engages underserved youth in nature that traditionally lay dormant. The program has had overwhelming success and incredible impact in the community. The Land Trust is hoping to pilot the program in other parts of the country that are desperately seeking to bridge the race divide.
This week I just got word that our film is an official selection at the Lookout Wild Film Festival. It's an important step in the effort to raise awareness and build momentum where it's most important - within the local community! My feeling is that this will be an incredible opportunity to begin having important and sometimes difficult conversations that can lead to healing and positive social transformation.