030 – Collaborative Walking with Cherelle Harding

Episode Summary


A year since The Earth Sea Love Podcast was created, we bring you our 30th episode. We talk to Cherelle Harding, a youth worker from Coventry, Founder of Steppers UK & Midlands leader of Black Girls Hike.

Episode Notes

As Sheree Mack, your host, chats with Cherelle Harding from the Midlands, this episode covers:

  • Black Girls HIke
  • Creating Steppers UK
  • Public backlash against Black walking groups
  • Working with the Youth and Nature
  • Childhood experiences for a lasting impression
  • Coming to Nature through the arts
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • British Science Week and Research
  • Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Collaborative rather than competition
  • Barriers to walking outside
  • All the Elements
  • Childhood upbringing
  • Future plans

Bio:

Cherelle Harding is a youth worker from Coventry, Founder of Steppers UK & Midlands leader of Black Girls Hike. Not growing up knowing much about ‘The Great Outdoors’ Cherelle was inspired to connect with nature through reggae music and school residential trips. Now a full time adventurer, Cherelle is passionate about inspiring underrepresented communities to build positive relationships with the outdoors.

Cherelle Harding

Founder @Steppers UK

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