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Hike it Baby


In preparation of the training sessions, you may wish to consult some resources, such as reading materials or videos. Please find below some resources. You are not required to consult these resources before each session.

Glossary of Terms

The CARED Collective, Our Glossary 

Racial Equity Tools Glossary.

White privilege

Robin DiAngelo, Deconstructing White Privilege with Dr. Robin DiAngelo.


Peggy McIntosh, Privilège blanc : déballer le sac à dos invisible.

Peggy McIntosh, White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack.


Diversity and Inclusion in the Outdoors

Carolyn Finney, Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors (June 2014).

Carolyn Finney, Outside, “It Matters Who You See in Outdoor Media” (8 August 2016).


Emma Gosalvez, NC State University, Nature Gap: Why Outdoor Spaces Lack Diversity and Inclusion (14 December 2020).  


Out Door Afro, Stereotype or Fact? Black People Don’t Camp


Benjamin Spillman, Reno Gazette Journal, “For people of color, hiking isn’t always an escape” (28 September 2016). 

Smithsonian, Social Identities And Systems Of Oppression (2020).



Understanding Microaggressions


Charisse C. Levchak, Microaggressions and Modern Racism: Endurance and Evolution (2018). Online book. 


Unconscious Bias

Pragya Agarwal, Unravelling Unconscious Bias (2 July 2020). 


Valerie Alexander, TEDx Pasadena, “How to Outsmart Your Own Unconscious Bias” (22 October 2018).

Jennifer Eberhardt, How Bias Works (25 April 2019). 

Ava Holliday and Aparna Rajagopal-Durbin, National Recreation and Park Association, Unconscious Bias in Parks and Recreation (1 February 2017).

EDI for Non-Profits

Evelyn Carter, Harvard Business Review, “Restructure Your Organization to Actually Advance Racial Justice” (22 June 2020).


CommunityWise Resource Centre, Anti-Racist Organizational Change: Resources & Tools for Nonprofits (2017).

Leah Donnella, Code Switch (podcast), Episode 2: Being 'Outdoorsy' When You're Black Or Brown, (8 June 2016).


Equity in the Center, Awake to Woke Work: Building a Race Equity Culture (2020).

Joy Trip Project, The Adventure Gap: Changing the Face of the Outdoors


NeuroLeadership Institute, The Fundamentals of D&I Transformation (2020).


Anneliese A. Singh, The Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism, and Engage in Collective Healing (2019).


Liz Song, She Explores (podcast), Episode 13: Diversity, Beyond The Buzzword (23 November 2016).


Liz Song, She Explores (podcast), Episode 16: Towards A More Inclusive Outdoors: What We Can Do (21 December 2016).


Ibram X. Kendi, How to Be an Antiracist (2019).

Ibram X. Kendi, TED,"The Difference between Between 'Not Racist' and 'Antiracist'"(20 May 2020).



Brown Girl Trekker, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: 26 Ways (& More) to be an Ally in the Outdoor Industry (11 November 2018). 

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