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Outdoor Afro Wins the National Wildlife Federation Communication Award

Outdoor Afro Founder Wins Prestigious Award at National Wildlife Federation’s National Conservation Achievement Awards   Outdoor Afro founder, Rue Mapp of Oakland, California has been selected as the recipient of the National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) 2014 Communications award. Mapp is receiving this prestigious award for her dedication to environmental education and passion for connecting African-Americans…

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Conservation – Consciousness Runs Deep

This is our friend Chad Brown, and we adore all he does. Check out his latest joint below! Conservation – Consciousness Runs Deep from Soul River on Vimeo. Soul River challenges traditional media by embracing the unconventional with their production of Conservation – Consciousness Runs Deep. Created and written by creative director Chad Brown, Conservation…

Saturday Stewards Say “It IS Easy Being Green!”

  by Outdoor Afro Leader Zoë Polk Outdoor Afros were spotted on Saturday on  San Francisco’s Mt. Sutro doing trail maintenance and habitat restoration!   We were happy to join our partner REI and 500 other volunteers for the  Ridge Trail Service Day, especially since Mt. Sutro is natural space that we cherish and have visited many times before. Just like…

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Field Report: NAAEE 2013 Conference in Baltimore, Maryland

  Hello, my name is Morgan Powell of Bronx River Sankofa.  Here are some memories I’ve brought home from the 42nd annual conference of the North American Association for Environmental Education.  It was certainly one of the most ethnically diverse in NAAEE history thanks to vigorous and sustained efforts.  Keep on pushing for a green…

John Griffith Can Bust a Move – For Nature

A video of our friend John Griffith of the California Conservation Corp’s has gone viral! Check it out!   Yep, John can pop and lock – yet importantly exude a genuine connection and close rapport with Outdoor Afro corps workers Antwon McCoy and Leonard Patton in his workforce development program.   Check out the salmon habitat restoration these amazing people…