Norte is northern Michigan’s active transportation-centered, youth-focused, neighborhood-based 501c3 advocacy organization.
Our mission is to help build stronger, better connected and more walk/bike friendly communities by empowering the young and young at heart.
Norte is dedicated to happy, healthy, strong neighborhoods by developing the next generation of active for life leaders through our Safe Routes To School, pro walk/pro bike advocacy, youth leadership and youth mountain bike programs.
There are no obligations, commitments or costs to get involved but we do ask that you:
- Walk or ride your bike A LOT. To school, to work, to the beach, to the store, to the library, to the park. Doesn’t matter. Just be active as part of ordinary life and inspire your friends and neighbors to do the same.
- Be a champion for people walking and biking in northern Michigan and a positive role model and ambassador for Norte.
- Volunteer with us (we have mucho fun, never boring, opportunities) whenever possible.
- Join our programs and community events whenever possible.