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The Trail Mix: Savory July

Get in the Mix with Outdoor Afro as we kayak under the full moon,  hike to waterfalls, and  gather around the campfire. Atlanta, Georgia Experience The Bahamas: Picnic at Camp Exposure in Lithonia Georgia July 11 Atlanta Beltline Tour July 25 Bay Area, California Outdoor Afro After Work: Twin Peaks July 30 Chicago, Illinois and…

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Now Serving: BBQ Sustainability Realness

Earth, Wind and Fire blasting on the speakers. Children running through sprinklers. Flip Flops. Dominoes. And the delicious smell of marinated meat and veggies on the grill. Is anyone else ready for Fourth of July Barbecuing? From the family reunion to the beach party, Outdoor Afro has got you covered on incorporating environmental stewardship into our…

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The Trail Mix: June Crunch

SCOOP IN with Outdoor Afro as we celebrate Juneteenth, discover local tide pools and lead Black Music Month inspired hikes this month! By Outdoor Afro Leadership Director Zoë Polk Atlanta, Georgia  Day Trip to Chattanooga Tennessee  June 13 Healing Hike and History at Sweetwater Creek State Park with Sierra Club June 27 Bay Area, California Hike Point Reyes and Celebrate…

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#FindYourPark, Find Our History: A Collective Call to Action from Outdoor Afro

by Outdoor Afro Leadership Director, Zoë Polk LET’S read the placards overlooking the Suisun Bay at the Port Chicago Naval Magazine National Memorial and be critical of words like “mutiny” and “riots.” LET’S dig our hands in the earth at  George Washington Carver National Monument and as we gaze upon his childhood home, remember that our…

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Spotlight: Outdoor Afro Richmond!

Meet Deidre “Dee”  Bryant. Mother, Wife, Traveler,  Adventure Seeker and Second Year Outdoor Afro Leader. Located in Richmond, Virginia, Dee and her local Outdoor Afro community have  ice skated, hiked, kayaked in some of Virginia’s most beautiful places. Dee recently shared some her highlights from 2014, her goals for 2015 and some tips on how…

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#OutdoorAfroEarthDay

by Outdoor Afro Atlanta Leader Stefan Moss I have a complicated relationship with Earth Day. Although I have always valued the opportunity to celebrate our beloved planet, I have also been very aware of who the traditional movers, shakers, and “leaders” of the modern environmental movement were.  As an environmental science major, my passion for…

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Join Outdoor Afro March Match-ness!

Make a Slam Dunk for  Outdoor Afro! We are over the moon to announce that we have a challenge grant from two generous donors. They have pledged together to match your giving for Outdoor Afro dollar for dollar up to $10,000 starting this week! Funds will be used to provide training and support for our…