Author: Rue Mapp

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Rue Mapp

Rue Mapp is the Founder and CEO of Outdoor Afro, a national not-for-profit organization with offices in Oakland, CA, and Washington, D.C. Rue oversees a carefully selected and trained national volunteer leadership team of nearly 90 men and women who represent 30 states around the US.

Rue Mapp

Interview With Outdoor Afro CEO Rue Mapp

Posted by Rue Mapp on February 3, 2022

When the global pandemic forced widespread shutdown in 2020, Outdoor Afro founder and CEO Rue Mapp had a simple slogan that came to define the work of her organization: “nature never closes.” Outdoor Afro connects Black families through the experiences of nature in 56 cities throughout the country, inspiring healing, leadership, and ultimately environmental learning […]