The Oregon Health and Outdoors Initiative has worked with a variety of community partners and nonprofits across the State of Oregon to reduce health inequities through increased outdoor access. Focusing on our target populations of communities of color, low-income communities, rural communities, and Oregonians with disabilities, we've been able to empower local communities to take health outside. Read more about what we're doing across the state:
LatinXplorers in the Columbia Gorge has health workers leading group hikes that reduce stress and build community.
Adaptive sports northwest
Adaptive Sports Northwest in Portland is bringing nature a little closer to people with physical disabilities. Hand cycling at Portland International Raceway is a great way to get outside, be with people, and get active.