March 13, 2015

Interior Secretary Jewell Launches 50 Cities Initiative to Engage Next Generation of Leaders, Outdoor Stewards -- U.S. Department of the Interior Press Release

As part of the Interior Department’s bold youth initiative to engage the next generation of outdoor stewards and inspire millions of young adults to play, learn, serve and work in the great outdoors, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell this week officially launched a nationwide effort in 50 U.S. cities to increase awareness, support and participation in outdoor programs. The announcement comes on the heels of yesterday’s $5 million commitment from American Express to help the Department reach its goal of one million volunteers on public lands annually. -- 3/13/2015