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Diversity in the Outdoors

Interview With Teresa Baker, Creator of African American National Parks Event

Stacy Bare | Posted 04.05.2014 | Black Voices
Stacy Bare

There's a general perception in the outdoor recreation community that the black community simply doesn't go outdoors. Instead, it's a "white thing...

Hanging Out: Diversity in the Outdoors

Stacy Bare | Posted 05.06.2013 | Green
Stacy Bare

Our natural heritage is just that, our natual heritage, but as a country the outdoors are seen as a typically white and often times male domain.

Diversity in the Outdoors, Part 2

Stacy Bare | Posted 05.14.2012 | Black Voices
Stacy Bare

Merely inviting a more diverse audience to enjoy the outdoors is a great start but it seems likely that having more role models for diverse populations would help others accept these kinds of invitations more readily.

Diversity in the Outdoors, Part 1

Stacy Bare | Posted 04.28.2012 | Black Voices
Stacy Bare

Last month I was on a panel at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Show about diversity in the outdoors. It was a broad discussion about how we get more Americans of different colors, philosophies, religions, back grounds, socio-economic positions, and age outside.