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Outdoor Afro Partner Spotlight–Caroleigh Pierce, Klean Kanteen

Who are Outdoor Afro’s partners? What do these partnerships mean?  We are asked these types of questions frequently, and in response, decided to launch a short series of brand partner spotlights to share how they work with Outdoor Afro, and the passionate people who drive them. Introducing:    Since meeting founder Rue Mapp at Outdoor…

Why Work at REI? Maggie Ricketts Shares a Few Good Reasons!

Outdoor Afro’s Rue Mapp recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Maggie Ricketts, the Director of Talent Management & Recruiting of REI (Recreational Equipment Inc.) Their interview touched on aspects of REI’s employment opportunities, philosophy, and Maggie’s personal role at the co-op. Outdoor Afro is happy to kick off an ongoing spotlight of REI Career opportunities, starting…

Nature: A Gift to Families

Check out this PSA for The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space of me and my kids enjoying some open space near where we live: The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District’s purpose is to purchase, permanently protect, and restore lands forming a regional open space greenbelt, preserve unspoiled wilderness, wildlife habitat, watershed, viewshed, and fragile ecosystems, and…