diversity

On the Eve of the National Parks’ Centennial, We Must All Work to Make Parks More Diverse

Next year marks the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. I cannot imagine a world without the beauty these […]

Trivia Challenge: Telling a Supreme Story

Q: The U.S. Supreme Court plays a critical role in upholding the Constitution, shaping national policy, and defending the promise […]

Yoga enthusiasts enjoy a "microadventure" at Frederick Douglass National Historic Site. Photo © Annie Riker.

My “Microadventure” on Frederick Douglass’s Front Lawn—and How You Can Join Me

June 16th was one of those days that I really, really needed yoga. Like many Washingtonians, I had scheduled way too […]

Interns in the Your Park! Your Health! program at Gateway National Recreation Area, from the new video by National Park Experience.

New Video Showcases Youth Who Love Gateway

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be an intern at Gateway National Recreational Area? This urban […]

President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act on July 2, 1964, as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and others look on.

Fifty Years Later: Wilderness & Civil Rights in the Same Breath

Fifty years ago this summer, the 88th Congress passed the Civil Rights Act and the Wilderness Act, two landmark pieces […]