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Northern New England Recreation & Park Conference Teaches Professionals how to Respond to Changing Demographics, Cultural Shifts

The Northern New England Recreation & Park Conference Jan. 6-8, 2015, in Bartlett, N.H., will feature Dr. Nina S. Roberts, professor at San Francisco State University in the Department of Recreation, Parks, and Tourism, as the keynote speaker. Dr. Roberts will discuss how to respond more effectively to changing demographics and cultural shifts occurring across the U.S. Additionally, she’ll explore the value of the work of parks and recreation professionals in relation to the nation’s political and social conditions, such as the evolution of cultural demographics occurring at the national level. In maintaining the spirit of variation among delegates at the conference, Dr. Roberts will connect recreation, cultural diversity and community contributions to enhance the quality of life for all.