Justice Outside’s Liberated Paths Grantmaking Program Highlighted by Intersectional Environmentalist

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Intersectional Environmentalist is a platform that works to empower and instill joy in People of Color and historically excluded communities by amplifying their incredible legacies in the environmental space. In November, they hosted a live conversation on their platform reaching 450,000 people with Justice Outside’s Rena Payan to discuss the impact of our Liberated Paths … Read more

Statement in Support of Activists’ Efforts to Stop Cop City and Defend Weelaunee Forest in Atlanta

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“We don’t want it… We don’t want it because it doesn’t contribute to life. It’s not an institution of peace. It’s not a way forward for our city that we love.”-Emory University religion professor Sara McClintock, during the public open comment session at Atalanta City Hall On Monday, November 13, 2023, the people of Atlanta … Read more

West Side to Worldwide

This reflection is written by Victoria Beltrán. Follow her on Instagram to learn more. My name is Victoria Beltrán. I am a Mexican American twenty-something born and raised in a medium-sized California farm town named Modesto, in what my family unaffectionately called the “West Side” of town. By my own expectations and I think society’s … Read more

Celebrating grantee partners featured in Hilltromper

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An inspiring article on Hilltromper, Latine Leaders Changing the Outdoor Community, features three of our grantee partners: Mayra Pelagio-Muñoz of Reconnect Outdoors, Antonella De La Tore Marcenaro of PUENTES, and Latino Outdoors. In the article, these and other Latine leaders share about the ways they are changing the outdoor community by reconnecting Black, Indigenous, and People … Read more

Justice Outside joins global movement’s call to end fossil fuels

Text: Global Fight to End Fossil Fuels, Fast Fair Forever. Because the health of current and future generations demands it.

Justice Outside joins organizations around the world in endorsing this week’s global actions calling to end fossil fuels fast, fair, and forever. From September 15th to 17th, millions of people around the world will take to the streets to demand a rapid, just, and equitable end to fossil fuels. This wave of global mobilizations will … Read more

#startsmall Initiative Grants $500,000 to Justice Outside to Support Girls Health and Education Through the Outdoors

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, August 1, 2023Media Contact: Noorjahan Akbar at media@justiceoutside.org OAKLAND, CA—Today, Justice Outside, which works to advance racial justice and equity in the outdoor and environmental movement, announced that the organization has received a $500,000 grant from #startsmall, Jack Dorsey’s philanthropic initiative. The grant will support Justice Outside’s Liberated Paths grantmaking program which … Read more

From No More Fossil Fuels to Land Back: The Time for Environmental Justice Is Now

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Content warning: This piece discusses police brutality, murders by police, and state violence. Please use discretion in reading and sharing.  Recently, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a body of experts convened by the United Nations, released their latest report on the condition of the planet regarding global warming and climate change. This year, … Read more