Do Parks Push People Out?


Parks improve health and fight climate change. But not all parks affect a community in the same way — and the question is: “Who’s it for?”

Reconnecting People with Nature: Rue Mapp, Outdoor Afro


Inspired by a childhood divided between urban Oakland and a Lake County working ranch, Rue Mapp founded Outdoor Afro, an online community and organization that reconnects African-Americans with natural spaces and one another through outdoor recreational activities.