Media Advisory: NPNH Kicks Off Every Kid in a Park NYC at Hamilton Grange NM

National Park Service Media Advisory NPNH Kicks Off Every Kid in a Park NYC at Hamilton Grange NM Hamilton Grange National Memorial, the home of founding father and Harlem resident Alexander Hamilton, will be the location for the kickoff of Every Kid in a Park NYC. NPS PHOTO Subscribe | What is RSS News ReleaseContinue reading “Media Advisory: NPNH Kicks Off Every Kid in a Park NYC at Hamilton Grange NM”

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

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 withContinue reading “RELEASE: OAK Members Support Efforts to Connect Youth to Urban Waters”

Outdoors Alliance for Kids Receives Support from Co-Founder, REI

guest blog by Sierra Club’s Nearby Nature Director and OAK’s Chair Jackie Ostfeld I am pleased to announce that one of the founders of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK), REI, recently announced support for the Alliance with a gift of $30,000. The grant will help OAK meet our mission to connect children, youth andContinue reading “Outdoors Alliance for Kids Receives Support from Co-Founder, REI”

Time to Create an ECHO Across America: Every Child Healthy Outdoors

guest blog by Sierra Club Nearby Nature Director and OAK Chair Jackie Ostfeld originally published in the Huffington Post The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just released the 2014 State Indicator Report on Physical Activity, and it’s bleak. The state by state analysis is a stark reminder that most kids in America are notContinue reading “Time to Create an ECHO Across America: Every Child Healthy Outdoors”

RELEASE: White House Honors “Champions of Change” for connecting youth with the outdoors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 17, 2014 Contacts: Jackie Ostfeld, Sierra Club – 202-821-8877; jackie.ostfeld@sierraclub.org; Paul Sanford, The Wilderness Society – 202-429-2616; paul_sanford@tws.org White House Honors “Champions of Change” for connecting youth with the outdoors Several OAK members to receive award Washington, DC — Tomorrow, fourteen Champions of Change will be honored at the White House for their effortsContinue reading “RELEASE: White House Honors “Champions of Change” for connecting youth with the outdoors”

RELEASE: The Public Lands Service Coalition joins steering committee of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 9, 2014 Contacts: Jackie Ostfeld; 202-548-6584; Jackie.Ostfeld@sierraclub.org; Joe Gersen; 202-737-6272; jgersen@corpsnetwork.org The Public Lands Service Coalition joins steering committee of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids Washington, DC– The Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) today announced that The Corps Network’s Public Lands Service Coalition has joined the national partnership to connect children, youthContinue reading “RELEASE: The Public Lands Service Coalition joins steering committee of the Outdoors Alliance for Kids”

RELEASE: Members of Outdoors Alliance for Kids Applaud Secretary Sally Jewell for Announcement on Youth and the Outdoors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8, 2014 Contact: Jackie Ostfeld, 202-548-6584, Jackie.Ostfeld@sierraclub.org Members of Outdoors Alliance for Kids Applaud Secretary Sally Jewell for Announcement on Youth and the Outdoors Washington, DC – This morning, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell joined American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. and the US Department of Agriculture to announce a major private sector investment ofContinue reading “RELEASE: Members of Outdoors Alliance for Kids Applaud Secretary Sally Jewell for Announcement on Youth and the Outdoors”

RELEASE: Interior Secretary Jewell Ramps Up Efforts to Connect Youth with the Outdoors

Contacts: Jackie Ostfeld, 202-821-8877, Jackie.Ostfeld@sierraclub.org Paul Sanford, 202-429-2615, paul_sanford@tws.org Interior Secretary Jewell Ramps Up Efforts to Connect Youth with the Outdoors WASHINGTON, DC –Today, at the National Press Club, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell laid out her conservation agenda for the next four years. As part of that agenda, Secretary Jewell stressed the importanceContinue reading “RELEASE: Interior Secretary Jewell Ramps Up Efforts to Connect Youth with the Outdoors”

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 whileContinue reading “Getting Outdoors During GO Week”