Melanin Base Camp, LLC is a little media company with a powerful voice and a major role in normalizing diversity in the outdoors. We began as an Instagram account in 2016 and have since grown to include a popular blog with 17k unique monthly viewers and an active community of almost 19k on Instagram where our hashtag #melaninbasecamp has been used over 21k times. We’re also proud to be a founding member of the Diversify Outdoors Coalition. We’re not only writing news about diversity in the outdoors, we’re in it! Keep scrolling to check out our recent interviews, articles and podcasts.
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Baker, Teresa. “Changing Faces of the Outdoors.” Alpinist. October 03, 2017. http://www.alpinist.com/doc/web17c/wfeature-changing-faces-of-the-outdoors
McGivney, Anette. “How Do We Use Social Media in the Outdoors.” SNEWS. January 28, 2018. https://www.snewsnet.com/news/social-media-panel
McGivney, Annette. “6 Young Leaders Working to Make the Outdoors More Diverse.” SNEWS. January 26, 2018. https://www.snewsnet.com/news/diversity-outdoors-young-leaders
Sambursky, Victoria. “How Instagram’s being used to make the outdoors more inclusive and diverse.” Digital Trends Magazine. February 19, 2018. https://www.digitaltrends.com/outdoors/top-instagram-accounts-closing-outdoor-adventure-gap/
Ebner, David. “‘We’ve let our members down:’ MEC looks to boost diversity in marketing and hiring” The Globe and Mail. October 22, 2018. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-mec-looks-to-boost-diversity-in-marketing-and-hiring/