RELEASE: NYC 4th graders get free passes to visit public lands and waters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 29, 2015 Contact: Virginia Cramer, 804-519-8449, Virginia.Cramer@sierraclub.org Jackie Ostfeld, 202-821-8877, Jackie.Ostfeld@sierraclub.org NYC 4th graders get free passes to visit public lands and waters OAK helps launch the Every Kid in a Park initiative in Harlem Today, the National Park Service, the US Forest Service, members of the Outdoors Alliance for [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: White House, National Park Service, Outdoors Alliance for Kids and 100 Fourth Graders Promote Every Kid in a Park Initiative

White House, National Park Service, Outdoors Alliance for Kids and 100 Fourth Graders Promote Every Kid in a Park Initiative September 15, 9:45 am in Rock Creek Park WASHINGTON, DC, September 11, 2015 --- Federal officials, local government leaders, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids and more than 100 local fourth graders will gather in Washington’s [...]

RELEASE: OAK Celebrates Launch of “Every Kid in a Park” Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2015 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld; 202-548-6584; jackie.ostfeld@sierraclub.org OAK Celebrates Launch of “Every Kid in a Park” Initiative Washington, D.C. -- On September 1, the Obama administration launched the Every Kid in a Park initiative to inspire a new generation to get outside and to become stewards of our nation’s cultural and [...]

RELEASE: OUTDOORS ALLIANCE FOR KIDS SUPPORTS HEALTHY KIDS OUTDOORS ACT TO RECONNECT KIDS WITH NATURE

For Immediate Release                                                                     Contacts: Christina Batcheler 703-438-6098 batchelerc@nwf.org Outdoors Alliance for Kids Supports Healthy Kids Outdoors Act to Reconnect Kids with Nature  New Legislation Aims To Connect Youth with the Outdoors WASHINGTON (April 23, 2015) – Today, Senator Martin Heinrich (NM) and Congressman Ron Kind (WI) introduced legislation aimed at connecting youth and families with [...]

RELEASE: National Park Service prepares to celebrate 100 years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  April 2, 2015 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld; jackie.ostfeld@sierraclub.org; 202-548-6584 National Park Service prepares to celebrate 100 years OAK praises “Find Your Park” campaign to get kids and youth outdoors WASHINGTON, DC - Today, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation launched the “Find Your Park” campaign to connect with and create [...]

RELEASE: OAK Praises Secretary Jewell’s initiative to get youth outdoors in 50 cities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2015 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld; jackie.ostfeld@sierraclub.org; 202-548-6584 OAK Praises Secretary Jewell’s initiative to get youth outdoors in 50 cities Washington, DC –Today, in New York City Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced a commitment from American Express that will support a new initiative with YMCA of the USA to connect young people [...]

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 [...]

Release: Outdoors Alliance for Kids Supports No Child Left Inside Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 2015 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld; 202-548-6584; Jackie.Ostfeld@sierraclub.org Outdoors Alliance for Kids Supports No Child Left Inside Act         Bill would get kids learning in and about the environment  Washington, DC – Today, Senators Jack Reed (RI-D) and Mark Kirk (IL-R) and Congressmen John Sarbanes (MD-R) and Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-R) [...]

RELEASE: OAK Members Support Efforts to Connect Youth to Urban Waters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 3, 2014 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld, 202-548-6584, Jackie.Ostfeld@sierraclub.org OAK Members Support Efforts to Connect Youth to Urban Waters WASHINGTON, DC – Today, twenty-eight nongovernmental organizations, including eight members of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids, signed on to support the Urban Waters Federal Partnership, a fourteen agency collaboration to reconnect urban communities with [...]