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Social Justice Resources

The outdoor school team strongly believes in equity for all. We believe that equitable and safe access to nature is critical to outdoor engagement and are working hard at centering equity in our work. As educators, parents, and family members to youth, we know discussing the social justice movement in our nation is a sensitive, personal, and important endeavor. To support our ongoing learning, we are sharing some resources we hope you find helpful in guiding conversations with young people.

We will continue to add to this list, so please check back! You can also follow us on Facebook (@OROutdoorSchool) and Twitter (@OROutdoorSchool) to learn about new additions to this page.

You might also be interested in our Cultural Responsiveness Self-Evaluation Tool, which supports outdoor school programs in becoming more culturally responsive (and is accompanied by a curated list of resources for taking action!).



Please don't hesitate to contact us at or 541-737-4391 if you have any questions about the Outdoor School Program!