President Obama to Get Every Kid in a Park

guest blog by Sierra Club Nearby Nature Director and OAK Chair, Jackie Ostfeld; originally featured in the Huffington Post A walk in the woods will change a child’s life. That is, if she ever makes it to the trailhead. This week, President Obama unveiled the “Every Kid in a Park” initiative to connect children and their…

Release: OAK Praises “Every Kid in a Park” Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 19, 2015 Contact: Virginia Cramer, 804-519-8449, Virginia.Cramer@sierraclub.org OAK Praises “Every Kid in a Park” Initiative President Obama to get 4th graders across America outdoors Washington, DC—President Obama today announced a major new effort to connect children with parks and public lands. The “Every Kid in a Park” initiative will open the…