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NRF Welcomes Nadja West

December 6, 2019    Nadja West, NRF, trustee

NRF Welcomes Lt. General Nadja Y. West (US Army, Ret.) as a New Trustee LTG West joined the NRF Board of Trustees in November, bringing valuable medical and military expertise to the Board. LTG West was the 44th

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Richard Louv (center) with NRF Trustee Bob Crawford, NRF Executive Director Sophie Twichell, Crawford Prize Committee Chair Elsie McCabe Thompson and NRF President John McCarter (L to R).

Having ignited an international movement to reconnect children with nature, Richard Louv awarded 2019 Crawford Prize

In recognition of his dedication to rekindling a connection between children and the myriad of benefits of time outdoors, the National Recreation Foundation presented its 2019 Robert W. Crawford Achievement Prize to

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Lila Leff
Lila Leff

Lila Leff Joins NRF Board of Trustees

November 4, 2019    Emerson Collective, Lila Leff, Umoja

National Recreation Foundation proudly announces the addition of our newest trustee, Lila Leff. Lila is a seasoned organization executive, consultant to nonprofit organizations and transformational thought leader in the

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USA Swimming Offers Grants for Swim Lesson Providers

DID YOU KNOW...? No child is ever water safe. The goal of swim lessons is to make children SAFER in, on, and around water. 79% of children in households with incomes less than $50,000 have little-to-no swimming

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Tips and Tricks on How to Interpret Data Like a Pro

September 22, 2019

Society is inundated with an obscene amount of data, which makes it difficult for individuals to know which sources to trust. To complicate matters more, park and recreation practitioners oftentimes need quickly

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Enhancing Your Park and Recreation Programs Evaluation Skills: Lesson 1

September 2, 2019

Providers of youth recreation programs know when their recreational programs and services benefit their communities, but measuring and evaluating these outcomes are difficult. The difficulty is especially evident when

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