News Coverage

Apr 15, 2019
By: Chela GarciaThe focus on our climate is ramping up within the Latino community. Climate change is leading to higher temperatures and record-setting heat waves, drier and more arid conditions in the Southwest, and more frequent and severe droughts. These conditions are... Read More
Jan 3, 2019
By: Nuestra Tierra Commentary: Low-income youth and their families could soon have expanded opportunities to access state parks, federal public lands, and a variety of outdoor recreation and education opportunities as part of a statewide and national coalition effort to establish an Outdoor... Read More
Dec 22, 2018
By: Gabe VasquezParks and outdoor recreation are not new for many Latino families, and there’s a growing movement of Latino leaders who are calling for increased access to parks in urban and rural communities.I grew up visiting Young Park, the place my father taught me to fish for carp... Read More
Dec 21, 2018
By: Chela Garcia and Loretta PinedaThe federal Land and Water Conservation Fund has provided the funding necessary over the past 54 years for underserved communities and families to enjoy access to the outdoors and open spaces. These are families that typically have less opportunities to visit... Read More
Oct 24, 2018
Having spent my entire life in California, it would be easy to take our beaches, forests and one of a kind national parks for granted. Especially when you consider that for many of us, we are only two hours or less away from all three landscapes. In a typical day, we could stroll down the coast and... Read More