Build Back Fairer: young people accessing Oxfordshire’s public spaces

In February and March we can look forward to two online events that focus on the inequalities of access to public spaces for teenagers, and specifically young women and girls.

A group of teenage girls on a playing field doing sport
Image: Oxfordshire Liveable Streets

The sessions are the next in the Build Back Fairer series hosted by Active Oxfordshire and Oxfordshire Liveable Streets.

How do we engage younger people in designing space and activities?

The first session, on Thursday 17 February, will feature BeatFreeks, Women in Sport and Oxfordshire County Council Public Health and focus on how we engage younger people in designing space and the activities that will draw them in. Find out more and register for Thursday 17 February.

Turning ideas into action: Building more equitable, accessible spaces for all

The second session will be led by Make Space for Girls, who will be joined by Women in Sport to explore how we might turn that into action with ideas of more equitable, accessible spaces for all. Find out more and register for Thursday 3 March.

About the contributors

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Oxfordshire Public Health | Oxfordshire County Council
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Make Space for Girls

Previous events in this series:

Building an inclusive Oxfordshire – disability access in public space
Join Katie Pennick of Transport for All and a host of local voices at the third in this series of monthly Build Back Better events focused on how we can shape healthier places by making our public environments more accessible for all.
Build Back Fairer: addressing inequalities of access to Oxfordshire’s public space
Active Oxfordshire has launched a series of events to bring multi-sector partners together and consider how we might address inequalities of access to our streets, parks and other public spaces to shape Oxfordshire as a happier and healthier place.
Building a Playful Oxfordshire: how child-friendly planning and design can save cities
Another chance to catch Oxfordshire Liveable Streets’ and Active Oxfordshire’s excellent online talk with Tim Gill, author of Urban Playground, which considered how viewing our neighbourhoods through the lens of children can make them better for everyone.