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A treasured neighborhood green space connects people to the outdoors and each other.
A group of Illinois high schoolers from different schools and neighborhoods are fired up to make change.
Everyone faces stress and setbacks in life but living in a healthy environment within a strong community can make it easier to cope and thrive.
For black people, feeling welcome and safe in the outdoors isn’t a given.
When Natasha Coleman was a freshman in high school, her sister connected her to the Chicago Botanic Garden’s Windy City Harvest Youth Farm program. The experience would change her life.
Rethink Outside photos courtesy of Big City Mountaineers, Children & Nature Network, Education Outside, Life Lab, Lincoln Park Zoo, NatureBridge, National Park Service, National Park Trust, Ocean Discovery Institute, Pie Ranch, Tiny Trees, and YES. Website by Weirdesign.com.
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