diversity

Park City Community Foundation

KPCW has been taking a look at diversity in winter sports this week. In part two of this series, we'll learn about two Park City organizations hoping to make a difference.

 

Diego Zegarra is the Community Impact Director for the Park City Community Foundation and has dedicated much of his professional life towards the advancement of social equity in the Beehive State.

 

SilverStar Mountain Resort

 

With the national conversation hyper-focused on race in America over the past few weeks, the conversation about the ski industry’s role in bringing about real, measurable change has also begun. Although steps are being taken by major players in the industry, many say there is still a lot of work to be done.

 

In an email sent out to Vail Corp employees on June 2, CEO Robert Katz addressed the issue head-on, stating that they are, bluntly, “part of the problem.”

 

Robert Redford Opens 2016 Sundance Film Festival

Jan 31, 2016

While Hollywood is being rocked with a debate about is diversity- especially at the Academy Awards - Sundance Institute founder Robert Redford opened the annual Film Festival about what he feels fosters diversity at the Sundance Festival. Redford and his two major lieutenants fielded questions at the annual press conference. But they said little directly about the current Oscar controversy. Rick Brough has more.