Author Archives: Amanda Machado

Amanda Machado is a writer and facilitator whose work has been published in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Harper’s Bazaar, Outside, and other outlets.

Amanda Machado (center) visits Redwood Regional Park in Oakland with friends

Redwoods Helped Connect My Latino Family to the Outdoors


Guest writer Amanda Machado in Redwoods magazine recounts how visiting the redwoods with her family and friends made the outdoors feel culturally like home. “People shouldn’t have to search outside their community to find magic outside,” she writes.