Refuge Outdoor Festival Founder Chevon Powell

She Explores

Aug 2020

41 min 37 sec

Chevon Powell founded Refuge Outdoor Festival in 2018 to provide joy, community, connection, and refuge in the outdoors for Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and allies. This year's virtual festival will look a little different, but the same level of intention, care, and healing is imbued in each and every detail of the 3-day event.In this episode, we'll hear about the importance of community in Chevon's life and how she's cultivating it from a distance, her philosophy for event planning, and how she strives to create a safer space for festival-goers.Featured in this episode: Chevon Powell, founder of Refuge Outdoor FestivalHosted & Produced by Gale StraubA production of Ravel MediaSponsored by Raycon & Peak ScentsJoin the She Explores Podcast community on FacebookVisit & Follow Us on InstagramResourcesRefuge Outdoor Festival: Website | Instagram | FacebookSundae Sermon: A Celebration of Black FolksGirl TrekSubmit Your Appalachian Trail StoryRavel MediaSponsors and Discount CodesPeak Scents: Get 20% your order when you use the code EXPLORE20 at checkout at Get 15% off your order at air weekly on Wednesdays-- subscribe wherever you listen so you never miss an episode.Ad Music is by Josh Woodward, Swelling, & Lee Rosevere.Other music is by Eric Kinny via Music Bed.

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