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REI Presents: Camp Yoshi

After moving to Oregon and falling in love with the ability to explore the outdoors with ease with his wife and two children, Rashad Frazier knew he had to extend the invitation to others. Driven by the magic of his experiences, his background as a chef, and his love of good food and connecting people to incredible places that open up conversation, he created Camp Yoshi. The all-inclusive outdoor camping experience is centered around shared meals with the goal of creating a space for Black people and allies to unplug and reconnect with the wilderness. By virtue of being in these places, Camp Yoshi’s trips transform historically segregated spaces into safe havens for community, conversation and nourishment.

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