Nature is a necessity for all communities.
OBA will ensure that youth from diverse communities will have access to nature, environmental education, leadership development and preparation for careers in conservation.
Changing lives of diverse youth through challenging outdoor learning experiences.
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Who We Are
Outward Bound Adventures (OBA) was founded in 1962 in Northwest Pasadena by four educators who strongly believed their students would benefit from time spent in nature. Today, Outward Bound Adventures is the oldest nonprofit in the nation dedicated to engaging youth, families, and young adults of color in culturally relevant outdoor experiences
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Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Trainings for outdoor agencies looking to create a more diverse and inclusive agency
Relying upon our history and experience, we have integrated these seven areas of focus into each of our programs. We found that they are the most successful at affecting education and behavior in youth and families.
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