Nine Black, Indigenous, and Communities of Color Led Organizations to Support This Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving and solidarity through resource sharing. On this day, people around the world donate to, volunteer with, and partner with nonprofits they believe in. At Justice Outside, we want to take this opportunity to shine a spotlight on some of our Liberated Paths grantee partners around the country … Read more

Vallejo Project: Green Workforce Development

Five people, including at least two children with their backs to the camera as they paint a mural.

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, also referred to as COP27, will take place this year in Egypt on November 6-18. This year, the focus of COP27 is to move from negotiations and planning to implementation. The three main objectives of the conference are mitigation, adaptation, and climate finance. Countries will have to show how … Read more

Highlights of 2022

Justice Outside staff pose for a photo around a fire pit. There are trees and fog in the background. Most staff are wearing denim blue button up shirts with the organization's logo on them.

This was a year of growth and transformation at Justice Outside. We started the year with 12 team members and concluded it with 26. This growth will enable us to implement our strategic plan for 2025 and strengthen our mission to advance equity in the outdoors. Our larger team has already increased our impact. We … Read more

Diné Nihi Keyah Project: Indigenous-led Land Use Shifting Away From Extractive Models

members of Diné Nihi Keyah Project family stand outside with trees surrounding them. They vary in age and are huddled near each other, embracing one another

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, also referred to as COP27, will take place this year in Egypt on November 6-18. This year, the focus of COP27 is to move from negotiations and planning to implementation. The three main objectives of the conference are mitigation, adaptation, and climate finance. Countries will have to show how … Read more

On Native American Heritage Month, Decolonizing Environmentalism

A person faces the water. The back of their t-shirt reads 'REMATRIATE THE LAND.'

Indigenous people in the United States and around the world have been leading environmental conservation since time immemorial. We act in solidarity in calling for decolonial justice and healing, recognizing that many of us occupy native land and environmental justice must center the demands of earth’s traditional caretakers. We must foster solidarity with Indigenous peoples … Read more

In Solidarity with Puerto Rico: Invest in Our Communities

Eighteen members of the Brigada Solidaria del Oeste pose in front of a building looking at the camera

We honor and stand in solidarity with Puerto Rican organizers and solidarity brigades observing, tracking, and serving local communities’ needs and desire for better systems, infrastructure, and care. In light of the devastating impact of Hurricane Fiona and it’s disproportionate harm to Black, Indigienous, and Communities of Color, we invite our communities to act in … Read more

Film Screening for Justice Outside Alumnx Highlights the Importance of Outdoor Access for All

an image featuring Justice Outside's logo and our four panelists from the event.

On September 15th, Justice Outside hosted a private screening of the documentary EXPOSURE for alumnx of our Outdoor Educators Institute, Rising Leaders Fellowship, and Cultural Relevancy Series.  EXPOSURE is a film about eleven women from different backgrounds who embark on a journey together to the top of the world on the disappearing Arctic sea ice. … Read more

In Solidarity with Jackson, Mississippi: Access to Clean Water Is A Human Right

There is a car with a person inside the driver's seat, who is facing to two smiling Cooperation Jackson members standing next to it. They are standing by a table stacked with water bottles. It is sunny with a cloudy blue sky.

We are grateful to the Black organizers, activists, and volunteers who are honoring the Jackson communities’ right to water, dignity, and life and have taken up the undue responsibility to provide clean water and comfort to people, when the state has failed its obligations. Justice Outside  stands in solidarity with the people of Jackson, Mississippi, … Read more