FACT SHEET: On Every Kid In a Park Day of Action, White House Announces Commitments to Getting Nearly Half a Million Kids Outside

originally published on WhiteHouse.gov The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release April 21, 2016 FACT SHEET: On Every Kid In a Park Day of Action, White House Announces Commitments to Getting Nearly Half a Million Kids Outside Today, the White House is announcing that more than two dozen foundations, companies and [...]

RELEASE: Every Kid in a Park Spring Tour

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2016 Contact: Virginia Cramer, 804-519-8449, Virginia.Cramer@sierraclub.org Every Kid in a Park Spring Tour Outdoors Alliance for Kids to get 1000s of fourth graders outdoors this spring Washington, DC - Today, the Outdoors Alliance for Kids announced its Spring Every Kid in a Park program lineup. OAK members will host a [...]

EVERY KID IN A PARK: Five Questions about the New White House Initiative

guest blog by Richard Louv,  co-founder and chairman emeritus of the Children & Nature Network (originally appeared on C&NN's blog) On Feb. 19, over a thousand people crowded into the gym of the Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy, a four-year magnet high school located on the south side of Chicago. They were there to see and hear President Obama name [...]

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 [...]

Every Child Healthy Outdoors (ECHO) Across America, Secretary Jewell Announces Award for Wildlife Refuge, and Other News

OAK August 2014 Newsletter SAVE THE DATE: Every Child Healthy Outdoors (ECHO) Across America Toolkit Webinar  We are so pleased to announce the launching of OAK’s Every Child Healthy Outdoors (ECHO) Across America Toolkit. OAK’s ECHO Across America Toolkit  provides a series of resources and templates to convene a meeting of leaders of organizations in your state [...]

RELEASE: OAK Makes a Move to Get More Kids Active Outdoors in Support of America’s Great Outdoors and Let’s Move Outside!

For Immediate Release: June 14, 2011 Contacts: Maggie Kao (Sierra Club) 202-675-2384 Max Greenberg (National Wildlife Federation) 703-438-6018 Mona Klausing (Active Network) 858-964-3813   OAK Makes a Move to Get More Kids Active Outdoors in Support of America’s Great Outdoors and Let’s Move Outside! Washington, DC—To commemorate its one year anniversary and celebrate National Get Outdoors [...]