Youth in the Great Outdoors
Secretary Jewell has launched an ambitious initiative to inspire millions of young people to play, learn, serve and work outdoors.
For the health of our economy and our nation’s public lands, it’s critical that we work now to establish meaningful and deep connections between young people – from every background and every community – and America’s great outdoors.
Secretary Jewell, Mayor Garcetti Announce Urban Wildlife Refuge Partnership to Connect LA Youth to Great OutdoorsMON, MARCH 10, 2014, 05:59 PM EST
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today joined Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti to announce Los Angeles has been selected as one of eight pilot cities under the Urban Wildlife Refuge Initiative to connect urban youth with the great outdoors. Read More >
Secretary Jewell Announces $1 Million Private Funding Commitment to Advance Youth & Conservation InitiativeWED, JANUARY 8, 2014, 12:27 PM EST
The funding commitment is the first of its size in the history of American Eagle Outfitters, and is also the first pledge toward Jewell’s target of raising $20 million from private partners by 2017 to support the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps. Read More >
Secretary Jewell Launches Ambitious Initiative to Expand Opportunities for Youth on Nation’s Public LandsTHU, NOVEMBER 7, 2013, 02:43 PM EST
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today joined with local business, health, education, non-profit and conservation leaders in San Francisco to launch a national campaign to expand opportunities for youth on public lands. Read More >
Secretary Jewell Offers Vision for Conservation, Balanced Development, Youth Engagement in National Press Club SpeechTHU, OCTOBER 31, 2013, 01:24 PM EST
In remarks today at the National Press Club, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell laid out a strong agenda to strengthen our economy and ensure that we pass along our nation’s rich conservation legacy to the next generation. Read More >