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

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

Justice Outside Celebrates First Outdoor Educators Institute: Pathfinders Cohort

On Sunday, July 31st, Justice Outside and our community celebrated the graduation of the first cohort of our Outdoor Educators Institute: Pathfinders program. OEI: Pathfinders is a 5-month professional development engagement program specifically designed for Outdoor Educators Institute (OEI) alumnx to further develop their own outdoor equity-oriented projects. The Outdoor Educators Institute trains young adults … Read more

Thank you for being part of Explore-A-Thon!

Danielle and Geenah, two Justice Outside staff members, stand outside. They are surrounded by trees and shrubs. Geenah is holding an orange Justice Outside mug.

We are so thankful to our community for joining us for Explore-A-Thon 2022 and making it a successful campaign.  Together, we raised nearly $25,000 for Justice Outside’s work for racial justice and equity in the outdoors. This wouldn’t have been possible without you creating fundraisers, donating, and sharing our mission and campaign with your community. … Read more