• Centering Racial Equity in Recruitment and Hiring – Trainings Coming Soon (6/24/2020) - As we continue to envision a post-COVID environmental education field, we must remain steadfast in centering racial equity in our work. To this end, we hope you can join the Youth Outside team for an upcoming online two-part training series focused on racial equity in recruitment and hiring. These trainings will help hiring managers center the realities ... Read more
  • Youth Outside CEO Kim Moore Bailey Co-Authors New Article, “The Urgent Need for Nature During and After COVID-19” (5/13/2020) - As an organization that centers racial equity in all of our work, we’re keenly aware of the disproportionate impact COVID-19 is having on communities of color. Due to systemic racism, and the particular ways it plays out in city planning and healthcare, among many other institutions, people of color are becoming infected with and dying ... Read more
  • Tips on Enjoying Public Lands *Safely* During COVID-19 (3/26/2020) - We hope this message finds you safe, healthy, and doing as well as possible given the circumstances. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and we adapt to our new “shelter in place” norms, we want to encourage you to take good care of yourselves, to stay as active as you can, and to enjoy the nature ... Read more
  • Congrats Acta Non Verba! (12/4/2019) - Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project (ANV) elevates life in Oakland and beyond by challenging oppressive dynamics and environments through urban farming. Founded and led mainly by women of color from the surrounding neighborhood and larger community, ANV creates a safe and creative outdoor space for children, youth, and families in East Oakland, California. ANV ... Read more
  • karsten-wurth Honoring the Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council (10/25/2019) - Youth Outside today announced that its 2020 grantmaking period for organizations offering young people transformative outdoor experiences will conclude a highly successful, multi-year grantmaking program in Northern and Central California, made possible by the Pacific Forest and Watershed Lands Stewardship Council. Read more
  • Youth Outside grantee FoodWhat?! named 2019 California nonprofit of the year! (7/17/2019) - Youth Outside is thrilled to share this wonderful news from one of our grantee organizations, FoodWhat?! Our heartfelt congratulations to their entire team! – On June 5th, “Food, What?!” was honored as the California Nonprofit of the Year by Senator Bill Monning for the 17th District. “Food, What?!” staff joined Senator Monning to celebrate this achievement ... Read more
  • Thank you for showing up at our event! (10/8/2018) - On behalf of everyone at Youth Outside, we want to share our heartfelt appreciation for those of you who came out to our October 23rd event, A Generation of Hope and Change. We hope that you left feeling as inspired by the amazing speakers as we did! (Share on Facebook) The stories they shared about ... Read more