Evaluations of mentoring programs report significant increases among youth in self-confidence, self-efficacy and a positive attitude about their futures.
It's the day after the midterm elections, and NRPA's Public Policy Team is crunching the numbers and consuming lots of coffee.
When Billy Ray Shirley III was killed by gun violence in his community, his mother promised to make his dream of a community center a reality.
This week, the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) released the annual Afterschool Suppers: A Snapshot of Participation report.
As the end of the September has come and gone, so has the deadline to reauthorize the Land and Water Conversation Fund.
Afterschool and summer learning programs, including those offered by local parks and rec agencies, are well positioned to support youth in developing the in-demand skills and competencies sought by employers.
Secretary Ryan Zinke announced this year’s Land and Water Conservation Fund allocations this week at Acadiana Park Nature Station in Louisiana.
The U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources passed legislation that would permanently reauthorize the Land and Water Conversation Fund.
The dockless bike and scooter revolution is making a play to enter many metropolitan areas and may be headed to your city next.
The House and Senate are currently working to reconcile the differences in each of their versions of the 2018 Farm Bill to pass a final, unified bill before the September 30 deadline.
Passage of the PHIT Act in the House represents an increased support for physical activity as a crucial component of a healthy lifestyle.
If you have an exciting summer program, ribbon cutting, park dedication or special summer event, don’t forget to invite your members of Congress.
July 12 was National Summer Learning Day!
NRPA will work over the summer to encourage passage of the Senate version of the WRDA bill and ask the House and Senate to include green infrastructure in their final package.
East Orange Recreation and Cultural Affairs kicked off their summer meal program and second-annual Park Champion event with a bang and a bouncy house in Rowley Park.
As pools and open-water recreation areas kick into full swing this summer, access to water safety education is critical to prevent deaths due to drowning.
Over the last decade, U.S. park and recreation agencies have helped catapult the farm-to-fork and local food movements from niche efforts to mainstream industries.
Infrastructure Week 2018 brought together infrastructure advocates from across the political spectrum to discuss the need for the country to address our infrastructure needs.