Tag Archives: BIPOC in the Outdoors

Sundaes Outside Celebrates Black Folks Inclusion in the Outdoors

by Amanda Ong


Sundaes Outside: A Celebration of Black Folks will be held at Be’er Sheva Park this Sunday, May 15. The event will be an outdoor music and market space, featuring a number of performers and partners. 

“Sundaes Outside was just really created to celebrate Black folks and nature, and create an experience for folks that come out to the parks on Sundays,” Chevon Powell, organizer of the event, said in an interview with the South Seattle Emerald. “But also just to check out the different ways we can be outside — which means you can be outside in your backyard, in your neighborhood, you can be outside in a state park, you can do lunch or recreation, you can camp.”

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EDGE Outdoors Is Working to Change the Face of Snow Sports

by Patheresa Wells


Annette Diggs moved to the Pacific Northwest after growing up in a redlined community in Memphis, Tennessee. As she began to explore the landscape of the Pacific Northwest, a journey of self-discovery started that led to the creation of EDGE Outdoors, a nonprofit whose mission is to “address the invisibility of Black, Indigenous, Women of Color in snow sports.” 

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NEWS GLEAMS: Virtual Voter Registration, Mock Election, Grants for BIPOC, & More!

curated by Emerald Staff

A round-up of news and announcements we don’t want to get lost in the fast-churning news cycle!


Photo depicting a bandage has been placed on the injection site of a patient, who just received an influenza vaccine.
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SouthEast Seattle Senior Center to Host Vaccination Clinic This Saturday

The SouthEast Seattle Senior Center, at 4655 S. Holly St., Seattle, WA 98118, is holding a COVID-19 vaccination event this Saturday, Oct. 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

The event  is not limited to seniors and includes a BBQ lunch for those who get vaccinated (whether an initial dose or a booster). No appointment necessary.

For more information call 206-722-0317.

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