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Decline of Youth Participation: Outdoor Recreation

February 10, 2016

The National Recreation Foundation is “dedicated to enhancing the role of recreation as a positive force in improving the quality of life of youth. We do this by investing in recreation programs directed at those who

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We Need Nature and Recreation During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The arrival of coronavirus on our shores has resulted in an enormous upheaval of our everyday lives. It's never been more important for us to stay active and find respite outdoors. As an expert on the human health

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Laureus Virtual Training Camp

  Our colleagues at the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA are offering an important resource to providers of sports based youth development programs during these challenging coronavirus times.

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Children & Nature Network is FINDING NATURE during COVID-19

The Children & Nature Network (C&NN) is responding quickly during this time of great disruption from coronavirus. C&NN was co-founded by Richard Louv, NRF's 2019 Crawford Prize recipient. As advocates for the myriad of

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Sophie Twichell, NRF's Executive Director

Response to Covid-19 Pandemic

Dear NRF Grantees, As our world grapples with the unprecedented challenges presented by COVID-19, we want to express our deep concern and support for our grantees. Please know how grateful the National Recreation

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Impact Grant Progress Report: Laureus Sport for Good Foundation

  “Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. Sport can awaken hope where there was previously only despair.” ~ Nelson

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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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