Latino Park Access: Examining Environmental Equity in a “New Destination” County in the South

  • Authors: Johnson Gaither, Cassandra
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 29(4):37-52


This paper examines Latino migration to a “new destination” county in the southeastern U.S., Hall County, Georgia, where environmental equity is considered in terms of Latino communities’ walking access to public and private parks in the county. Park access is considered an environmental equity or justice issue because some research shows less park acreage available to minority and immigrant communities, compared to communities where residents are mostly white and U.S. born.

  • Citation: Johnson Gaither, Cassandra 2011. Latino Park Access: Examining Environmental Equity in a “New Destination” County in the South. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration 29(4):37-52.
  • Keywords: Latino migration, park access, environmental equity
  • Posted Date: January 24, 2012
  • Modified Date: March 23, 2017
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