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OUR WORK

Beyond the direct work we do, we want to connect with others and amplify the work.

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OUR EVENTS

We host a variety of outings and events--led by our leaders and in partnership with other organizations.

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OUR TEAM

Our work happens because of our committed leaders!

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Our Story. Our mission.

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Latino Outdoors is a growing community as a network and volunteer-run organization. Latino Outdoors exists to “connect cultura with the outdoors”.

The focus is on promoting a network of like-minded professionals, supporting outdoor leadership capacity-building opportunities for youth and young adults, and serving as a storytelling platform for defining the ambicultural identity connecting Latino communities and the outdoors.

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Latest Stories & News

Hello wonderful Latino Outdoors community of trailblazers! In celebration of Latino Conservation Week we are doing an REI gift card giveaway! We have TWO $100 REI gift cards to give away! This sweepstakes is a way to recognize you, our fantastic online community! We also want you to show us how you love and connect with the outdoors as well as sharing why you care about these special places.  We want you, your friends, familia, peers, and colleagues to go … read more

My love for adventure and the outdoors began as a young boy growing up in a small village in the Honduras-El Salvador border. Most of my daily activities involved being outside in arid climate; walking and being on my feet was my way of life. As a young adult migrating to the U.S., I became involved in high school sports as a way to make friends and learn English. Growing up in Berkeley, I was fortunate to be in a … read more

When I signed up as an LO ambassador one of my chosen goals was to help individuals, and families, use the outdoors to create long-lasting memories.  Recently, I was wondering if that was a worthwhile goal.  Consequently, I decided to go back in my memory “vault” and revisit some of the memories my family has created over the years.  Here are a few pictures that show our journey together.                 As I looked through … read more