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  • Why Sabbaticals Are Key for Healthy Organizations: A Personal Reflection (9/12/2023) - By Kim Moore Bailey, Justice Outside President & Chief Executive Officer I just recently returned to work after a three-month sabbatical made possible by Justice Outside’s policy to ensure paid rest for staff after five years of consecutive work at the organization. It took me ten years to take the time off. Two years ago, ... Read more
  • Text: Global Fight to End Fossil Fuels, Fast Fair Forever. Because the health of current and future generations demands it. Justice Outside joins global movement’s call to end fossil fuels (9/12/2023) - 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
  • Four people are standing outside, passing down a plastic bag filled with goods. They are all wearing hats and t-shirts. Take Action for Communities Impacted by Wildfires in Hawai’i (8/15/2023) - Last week wildfires swept across the Hawai’ian island of Maui and destroyed much of the town of Lahaina. The impact has been devastating. We are in solidarity with the communities and families who have lost loved ones and their homes. Here are ways you can join Justice Outside in taking action:  The devastating wildfires did ... Read more
  • A small child with an afro wearing a blue coat and yellow boots sits near a body of water. They are holding a stick and pointing at the water with it. #startsmall Initiative Grants $500,000 to Justice Outside to Support Girls Health and Education Through the Outdoors (8/1/2023) - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, August 1, 2023Media Contact: Noorjahan Akbar at 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
  • Justice First-Art From No More Fossil Fuels to Land Back: The Time for Environmental Justice Is Now (7/12/2023) - 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
  • Justice Outside Celebrates 2023 OEI Bay Area and Central Valley Graduation (6/8/2023) - On May 31, 2023, Justice Outside celebrated the graduation of 25 participants of the 2023 Outdoor Educators Institute Bay Area and Central Valley cohorts. The Outdoor Educators Institute, one of our flagship yearly programs, develops the next generation of culturally relevant outdoor leaders by building competencies and leadership skills in young adults who have encountered ... Read more
  • Three femme presenting folks sitting at a conference table wearing masks. Op-ed—Building equity and justice: An alternative model for grantmaking for environmental organizations (6/2/2023) - Philanthropy News Digest published an op-ed from Justice Outside President & CEO Kim Moore Bailey about inequities in grantmaking in environmental organizations and how Justice Outside’s Liberated Paths grantmaking program offers a model for a restorative alternative rooted in racial justice. Click here to read and here’s a brief excerpt: Recent research from Yale University by ... Read more
  • A group of young people standing outside in rain jackets. They are smiling and looking at the camera, surrounded by greenery. Justice Outside Expands Outdoor Educators Institute to Seattle, Washington (6/1/2023) - Today, Justice Outside, which works to advance racial justice and equity in the outdoor and environmental movement, announced that the organization is expanding its flagship program Outdoor Educators Institute to Seattle, Washington, for the first time ever! Read more
  • Fostering Community in North and South Carolina through Liberated Paths Program (5/24/2023) - In April, Justice Outside’s Liberated Paths team visited with community organizations working in the outdoors and environmental sectors in North and South Carolina to talk about our Liberated Paths grantmaking program, which seeks to support organizations in the region for the first time ever. Through the Liberated Paths program, we are working to create a ... Read more
  • Photo of Tykee James in front of a large audience at the Justice Outside Conference Cultivating Community at Justice Outside’s Inaugural Conference (5/4/2023) - On April 27 and 28, Justice Outside held our first conference titled “Cultivating Community Outdoors” with nearly 200 members of our community. The conference, held on Ohlone land at Oakland, California, focused on creating a space to discuss equity and justice in the outdoors and celebrate the joy that Black, Indigenous, and People of Color ... Read more