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Nadja West
LTG Nadja West

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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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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Child watching TV. Source: Pixabay
Child watching TV. Source: Pixabay

Establishing Nature as a Human Right for Children

August 26, 2019

American children rarely spend their days outside exploring nearby nature. Instead, electronic devices, screens, and indoor comforts capture the attention of our nation’s youth. These cultural shifts result in

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