Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Principles

Skill Definition

Engage with local and regional communities, as well as groups representing ethnically, socially, and economically diverse populations, to address specific trail management issues.


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Documents and Media for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Principles

SCA Leader Teams Handbook
SCA Leader Teams Handbook

This handbook defines the role of the SCA and the Programs’ policies and guidelines. It is to be referred to and followed. There are three sections- general information, a section specifically for the Leader Team Crew Leader, and a section…

Engaging New Leaders
Engaging New Leaders

Developing volunteer leaders who are able to effectively manage other volunteers is one of the most important ways you can strengthen and build a strong volunteer program. This guide focuses on the recruitment of volunteer leaders, specifically…

Community Outreach
Community Outreach

There are many opportunities to get the word out to your community about your programs and projects – and many ways to ensure you are sharing valuable information and stories about where your programs and projects are taking place, what the…


Trail Skills Training Library

Recorded Trainings for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Principles

Indigenous Placemaking Along Trails
Indigenous Placemaking Along Trails

Learn how indigenous operators have used trails to showcase traditional cultural experiences, ancient canoe routes, traditional culinary experiences, indigenous storytelling, along with many more.


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Training Programs for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Principles

Trail Sustainability Institute
Trail Sustainability Institute

The Trail Sustainability Institute (TSI) is NWTA’s internal training classes for everything related to trail building. We want to make sure our trail builders are knowledgeable in not only how to build/maintain fun trails, but ensure those trails…

IMBA Trail Solutions Advanced Trail Building School
IMBA Trail Solutions Advanced Trail Building School

Partner with IMBA Trail Solutions and create with confidence. By deploying a complete range of skills–including visioning, detailed design, professional construction, and training for stewardship–our comprehensive approach saves resources.

Advancing Trails Webinar Series
Advancing Trails Webinar Series

American Trails brings agencies, trail builders, planners, architects, advocates, and volunteers the latest in state-of-the-art information on all aspects of trails and greenways. Our webinars focus on a variety of trail topics, usually applicable…

Training Calendar

Upcoming Trainings for Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Principles

Indigenous Placemaking Along Trails
American Trails
American Trails
Level Up Leadership Summit
International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA)
International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA)
Level Up Leadership Summit

September 05 - 06, 2024

Knoxville, Tennessee

Great Lakes Outdoor Summit
Duluth Area Outdoor Alliance
Duluth Area Outdoor Alliance
Great Lakes Outdoor Summit

October 24 - 26, 2024

Duluth, Minnesota

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American Trails Professional TrailBuilders Association Partnership for the National Trails System Northern Vermont University Northwest Arkansas Community College Eppley Institute Corps Network