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Our Story. Our mission.With roots in the past, a presence in the present and vision for the future, Latino Outdoors is a network of leaders committed to engaging Latinos/as in the outdoors, connecting familias and youth with nature, and empowering our community of storytellers to explore and share their personal experiences. Our growing online platform allows participants to creatively document their cultural connections to conservation, the environment, and the Great American Outdoors with the world.
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This blog was originally published in ILooove.It By Maricela Rosales Growing up, I would never imagine that as a young adult, I would say, “My passion is climbing.” But, it is! I grew up in the heart of Los Angeles, California. I was born into a working class family that had no true exposure to the outdoors, physical activity, or healthy living. Anything that was related to the outdoors was a risk, seen as avoidable. As the youngest of two siblings, … read more
Earlier this month I had the honor of visiting Washington, D.C.’s Capital City Public Charter School to chat with Ms. Royse’s high school urban ecology class. As the class is currently covering birds, we took a brief birding trip to National Parks Service: Fort Slocum Park which is a short walk over from campus. We started the visit with a meet and greet over lunch (thanks class!). We went around the table to share a bit about ourselves, for example … read more
ROCK Project Tour Latino Outdoors & Access Fund Giveaway! Would you like to take your climbing to the next level? Are you a gym climber who is ready to transition outdoors? How about meet some professional climbers while you’re at it? All for free? Enter the #LOgiveaway! Latino Outdoors would like to select a few climbers to attend Access Fund’s ROCK Project Tour in Los Angeles on May 14 & 15, 2016. We would like to show you, our followers, our … read more