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RELEASE: Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Helps Connect Kids with the Great Outdoors at Fun-Filled Event on the National Mall

For Immediate Release                                                                                                Contacts: Rebecca Silver, 201-981-1221, rebecca.silver@sierraclub.org Aislinn Maestas, 202-797-6624, maestas@nwf.org   Interior Secretary Sally Jewell Helps Connect Kids with the Great Outdoors at Fun-Filled Event on the National Mall WASHINGTON, DC (June 26, 2013) – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell spent Wednesday afternoon walking, talking and having fun with 100 local youth [...]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Secretary Jewell to Celebrate Great Outdoors America Week with Kids and Conservation Leaders

06/24/2013 Contact us Original Advisory Published on US Department of the Interior Website WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will join kids and conservation leaders and organizations this week to celebrate Great Outdoors America Week (GO Week). On Tuesday, June 25, Jewell will participate in a conversation about conservation and youth with Richard Louv, award-winning author of eight [...]

MEDIA ALERT: INTERIOR SECRETARY SALLY JEWELL JOINS OUTDOORS ALLIANCE FOR KIDS AT KIDS, YOUTH AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS FESTIVAL AND PRESS CONFERENCE

MEDIA ALERT INTERIOR SECRETARY SALLY JEWELL JOINS OUTDOORS ALLIANCE FOR KIDS AT KIDS, YOUTH AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS FESTIVAL AND PRESS CONFERENCE **Attention Photo/TV Desks – Great Visuals** Monday, June 24, 2013 Contact: Rebecca Silver, Sierra Club, Rebecca.Silver@SierraClub.org Jessica Kershaw, Department of Interior, 202-208-6416   WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday, June 26, 2013, Secretary of the Interior [...]

Getting Outdoors During GO Week

Great Outdoors America Week (GO Week) starts today. The Outdoors Alliance for Kids is proud to participate in GO Week 2013 where we will join our partners to ensure kids, youth and families across the nation have opportunities to get outdoors. GO Week is the preeminent event celebrating our collective connection to the great outdoors while [...]

Celebration of the Military Child Outdoors

by Dr. Jill Biden Originally published on the White House Joining Forces Blog As we mark the second anniversary of Joining Forces and celebrate the Month of the Military Child, April gives us the opportunity to celebrate our nation's youngest heroes—the children whose parents serve in our Armed Forces. Military children face many unique challenges – on average, [...]

RELEASE: OAK Welcomes the Nomination of Gina McCarthy as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, March 4, 2013 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld, 202-548-6584, jackie.ostfeld@sierraclub.org   The Outdoors Alliance for Kids Welcomes the Nomination of Gina McCarthy as Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Washington, DC – Today, President Obama nominated Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Gina McCarthy, to be [...]

RELEASE: OAK Praises Nomination of Sally Jewell as Secretary of the Interior

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld, Sierra Club, 202-548-6584 The Outdoors Alliance for Kids Praises Nomination of Sally Jewell as Secretary of the Interior  Washington, DC – Today, President Obama nominated REI CEO Sally Jewell as the next US Secretary of the Interior. Statement of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) [...]

RELEASE: CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING: STRENGTHENING AMERICA

CONTACT: Stacy Bare, Sierra Club, 720-519-5837, stacy.bare@sierraclub.org Kristina Ortez de Jones, Sierra Club, 505-206-9629 kristina.ortez@sierraclub.org CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING: STRENGTHENING AMERICA Connecting Military Kids, Families and Veterans with the Great Outdoors June 27, 2012 – Washington DC – To commemorate Great Outdoors America Week, experts gathered to discuss opportunities for the Administration, the military and non-profit partners [...]

RELEASE: American Heart Association joins steering committee of Outdoors Alliance for Kids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5, 2012 Contact: Jacqueline Ostfeld; 202-548-6584; Jackie.Ostfeld@sierraclub.org; Retha Sherrod; (202) 785-7929; retha.sherrod@heart.org American Heart Association joins steering committee of Outdoors Alliance for Kids Washington, DC–  OAK (Outdoors Alliance for Kids) today announced that the American Heart Association has joined the growing partnership advocate for connecting children, youth and families with the outdoors. With the [...]

RELEASE: CELEBRATION OF THE MILITARY CHILD OUTDOORS

For Immediate Release Contact: Kristina Ortez de Jones, Sierra Club, 505-206-9629 Kristina.ortez@sierraclub.org CELEBRATION OF THE MILITARY CHILD OUTDOORS Hundreds of military children gather to kick off Month of the Military Child March 31, 2012 - TRIANGLE, VA - April 1st marks the start of the Month of the Military Child. The Sierra Club, Armed Services YMCA, Blue Star Families, National Military Family [...]