Advocacy Resources

OAK Letters and Policy Statements

OAK regularly communicates with the Administration and Members of Congress about our policy priorities through letters or leave behind materials.

View OAK Letters and Policy Statements here.

OAK Webinars & Recorded Events

State Policy to Support Environmental & Outdoor Education
Sponsored by the Blue Sky Funders Forum in collaboration with OAK and NAAEE; featuring the Honorable John Sarbanes, Representative of Maryland’s 3rd District.
Discussion topics include: No Child Left Inside Act, Every Student Succeeds, Maryland’s Task Force on Children and Nature, Oregon’s Outdoor School for All.
(Webinar Recorded: 9/12/17)


Congressional Briefing on Getting Every Child Healthy Outdoors
Sponsored by OAK, with generous support from the National Recreation and Park Association. Co-Hosted by the Honorable Martin Heinrich, Senator for New Mexico, the Honorable Niki Tsongas, Representative of the Third District of Massachusetts, the Honorable Scott Tipton, Representative of the Third District of Colorado and the Honorable Diana DeGette, Representative of the First District of Colorado.
Discussion topics include: Every Kid in a Park program, Every Kid Outdoors Act, the federal budget, education, community health and wellness and environmental stewardship.
(Briefing Recorded: 7/11/17)


connecting children, youth and families with the outdoors