bottom

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…

Outdoor Afro Leadership Team in Harpers Ferry National Park, WV

#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…

10917317_10153108213374274_6820396112126828672_n

Celebrate Black History Month with Outdoor Afro

Join us in living and remembering Black History this February and every month of the year by Outdoor Afro Leader Zoë Polk On Saturday February 7, 2015 Outdoor Afro Richmond Virginia hosted a “Healing Hike” in York River State Park. This hike was part of Outdoor Afro’s nationwide campaign to engage as a community in solidarity activities with Ferguson and New York…

leadership team group photo

Now Recruiting: 2015 Fellows to Join the National Outdoor Afro Leadership Team!

Outdoor Enthusiasts, Nature Lovers and Community Leaders Across the Country Are Encouraged to Apply *Do you enjoy hiking, birdwatching, camping, kayaking, skiing, gardening, barbecuing or other recreational outdoor activities? *Do you have a passion for inspiring community in the outdoors? *Are you interested in creating, sharing and implementing strategies to reconnect African Americans to nature? *Would…

photo (3)

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…