Policy Strategic Goals

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Advocate and promote state, regional and municipal level planning, policy, and funding to support outdoor play and learning

  • Objective 1: Seek out statewide planning and play opportunities to increase the time children spend in nature during in and out or school time

  • Objective 2: Advocate for the integration of nature opportunities as a health strategy in health and child-care guidelines

  • Objective 3: Elevate the conversation around issues of environmental justice and the historic conditions which affect children’s ability to learn and play outdoors

  • Objective 4: Promote transportation and safety planning for nature access within urban planning and community planning

  • Objective 5: Advocate for public funding to support equitable access and connection to nature for all children in Texas

2023 Texas Children in Nature Network Policy Document

In 2023 the Policy subcommittee created the following 2-pager on our policy efforts