Why I’m no longer talking to outdoor retailers about creating change within the Black outdoor community. Q. How do I feel the outdoors is doing on inclusion and racial equity? I have left meetings feeling like I want to throw in the towel. I have also left feeling rejuvenated and hopeful! Racial equity is hardContinue reading “Outdoor Community, its up to you.”
As a Black woman established in many white centered communities I have battled identifying myself as brave. Shoot, I struggled even identifying myself at all. White people took up a lot of space in my mind as to how bravery shows up in the world. Growing up, bravery looked like my girl friends jumping inContinue reading “Brave Space, finding myself.”
This piece is about the importance of representation and Black joy. Here I list Black storytellers, podcasts, television shows, movies and lady adventurists!
I want to encourage a more inclusive and equitable hiking community and promote diversity in the outdoors. Representing Black motherhood in natural spaces while being a role model for my kids and others around the world. Bringing to life the importance of anti racism and dismantling the systems that uphold white supremacy. I want toContinue reading “Mission & Goals”