Alcatraz Island is full of doors that lead to the past, and right now there are several unique and new experiences on the island to check out.
At your leisure, peruse through our curated resources to better understand Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer+ (LGBTQ) history, how to be a better ally in the parks and beyond, and much more.
“We share the history of racism in national parklands as tools and reminders for change,” said Chris Lehnertz, President & CEO of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy. “We are on the strong side of advocating for a more just world.”
Here at the Parks Conservancy, we believe in the power of nature, public lands and the history of resistance to inspire and educate. See our ongoing list of resources that we are finding useful as we examine racism and the outdoors.
In this moment and as we continue forward, it’s important to acknowledge the racist history on these lands so that we can learn from it and overcome it.