Outdoor Afro supports and promotes environmental, educational, and health policies that:
People to Nature
Amplify Contributions of Black People in Nature
Protect and Enhance Our Lands, Wildlife, and Waterways
Who Are We?
A Reciprocal Learning Experience
The Policy Leadership Track deepens participants’ understanding and engagement on environmental, education, and health policies that impact Black people and communities access to and leadership in nature. The cohort also trains and supports the entire 100+ leadership team.
In addition to meetings with policy makers at the federal, state, and local levels, Outdoor Afro participants in collaboratives, councils, and task forces to inform policies that impact the connection of Black peoples to nature, as well as, the stewardship of our natural resources.
Outdoor Afro has a seat a the following tables:
Policies are the rules of engagement with each other. Policies are developed at the federal, state, county, city, and neighborhood levels. Each impacts each other. Want to find out more about what policies are impacting outdoor recreation and the health of the land, water, and wildlife in your area, please contact our Policy Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Denver 80x50 Climate Action Plan
Colorado State conservation outdoor recreation plan
California Climate Change Curriculum Development
Oregon Mt. Hood Accessibility Legislation
Washington State trails program
Executive Order (EO) on
Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad
EO On Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government
Land and Water Conservation Fund