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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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By Adam DeRose | Cronkite News Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 This article was originally published in Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Anakarina Rodriguez traveled from southern Arizona to Washington with a message for President Barack Obama: designate 1.7 million acres around the Grand Canyon as a national monument. “I remember being a little girl and traveling to the Grand Canyon for the first time ever,” Rodriguez said. “I remember seeing vividly this amazing wonder of the world, which I had just … read more
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Latino Outdoors from September 15-October 15 by connecting with us through one of our Outdoor events and by learning about our diverse leaders below. The sleeping giant in the bosque: What will it take to spur the next generation of Latino conservation leaders? Gabe Vasquez, Ambassador, Washington, DC #VamosOutdoors- A Home Where I Am Me Jose Gonzalez, Founder, Latino Outdoors envatomentalist: Latino Outdoors Interview: A Conversation with Claudio Rodriguez Claudio Rodriguez, Community Activist How Skiing … read more
This is part 2 of 3. If you missed the first one you can find it here. Taking Flight: Part 2 Here’s the thing, I did not necessarily grow up “in nature”. I grew up in a city in New Jersey, played indoor sports (fencing, not exactly your typical sport), and my main experience of the outdoors was going down the shore with my parents and hanging out on the beach or riding my bike with my dad along the … read more