Out of the Office and Into the Outdoors!

Written by Bay Area Outdoor Afro Leader Zoë Polk Outdoor Afros aren’t ready to say good bye to summer yet! We’ve been enjoying the last few months of daylight savings time with some after work hikes. This week, we headed to Fort Funston in San Francisco. A park in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area,…

Vintage Spring Beauties

Simply outside Lately, I have come upon many collections of photos online of black people, especially youth, connecting to nature in a variety of ways. Some images are sent to me by members of the OA community, and others I have found after researching image sources. There are just so many examples that share an historic visual narrative of…

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…

Beach Funday – Outdoor Afro LA Rocks It!

Check out this post and photos from Outdoor Afro Leader Alisha Pye!   Outdoor Afro LA decided to have an end of summer beach “funday”. So we gathered food, folks, kites, umbrellas, kids, music and we took over the sand. We laid out, soaking up the sun, frolicked in the waves, taking in the ocean…