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Blog Entries - 2024

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Meet Melissa Muth Martinez, NRF's New Manager of Operations and Impact

June 13, 2024

NRF is thrilled to welcome Melissa Muth Martinez to our team as the new Manager of Operations and Impact. Melissa comes to us with a strong background in education, youth development, and college access. Melissa is

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Youth Mental Health Requires Increased Attention

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. While mental health is an important issue for people of all ages, recent trends point to a youth mental health crisis across the United States. Specifically, rates of substance

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NRF is Hiring!

 

OPPORTUNITY PROFILE

Operations Associate

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Intergenerational Connections Help Foster a Relationship with Nature

NRF Outdoor Grants support programs that invite kids outside and foster a connection with nature. This can look like initiatives that only work with young people, but another great way to support youth is through

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Extreme Heat Poses Risks to Youth Recreation

Spring is here, which means it’s the time of year when temperatures start rising and lots of people start spending more time outside. While there are many fun outdoor activities available year round, warmer weather

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