Insights - 3 min readHappy 5th Birthday to the Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Economic Impact Act
Charles Cooper, Managing Director & Chair of Advocacy discusses the five-year anniversary of the Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Economic Impact Act of 2016.
Insights - 2 min readThe Unbalanced Access to Nature: Retailoring the Subject of Diversity and Inclusion in the Outdoors
Although minorities are represented in mass media campaigns for outdoor activities such as BBQs, athletic events, and fishing and hunting, they are noticeably underrepresented in public land spaces like national parks and forests. Let’s explore the historic prejudice that led to this and how to gain a more inclusive approach.
Insights - 4 min readOutdoor Policy: Equity for the Disability Community
Signal Intern Tanvi Chopra discusses creating access and quality outdoor experiences for people with disabilities.
Insights - 3 min readDEI in the Outdoors
Signal Intern Jessica Black discusses the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the outdoors and policy.
Insights - < 1 min readSignal Outdoors: A Discussion About the Impact of Greenways with Chuck Flink, Author of The Greenway Imperative
Charles Cooper, Managing Director of Advocacy and Co-Chair of Signal Outdoors, discusses the history and benefits of greenways with Chuck Flink, author of The Greenway Imperative.
Insights - < 1 min readSignal Outdoors: A Discussion About Trail Networks with Katherine Hollis, Executive Director of Eastrail Partners
Charles Cooper, Managing Director of Advocacy and Co-Chair of Signal Outdoors, discusses Eastrail, an innovative trail system in Washington, with Eastrail Partners Executive Director, Katherine Hollis.
Insights - 3 min readOutdoor Policy: A Key Venue for Equity Solutions
Managing Directors and Co-Chairs of Signal Outdoors, Charles Cooper and Patrice Willoughby discuss an emerging agenda around outdoor recreation and the opportunity to remove barriers and increase equity.
Insights - < 1 min readSignal Outdoors: The Journey Ahead
Thank you for your support during the first six months of Signal Outdoors!
Insights - 3 min readOutdoor Recreation: What is the Next Big Policy?
What to expect next in Outdoor Recreation Policy in 2021
Insights - < 1 min readSignal Outdoors: A Discussion About National Parks with Founder of the National Parks Traveler, Kurt Repanshek
Charles Cooper sat down for a discussion in an exclusive Signal Cast with the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the National Parks Traveler, Kurt Repanshek.
Insights - < 1 min readSignal Outdoors: A Discussion with Charles Cooper, Co-Chair of Signal Outdoors
Signal’s Creative Director Andrew Deerin hosts a discussion with Charles Cooper, Managing Director of Advocacy and Co-Chair of Signal Outdoors in this latest Signal Cast.
Insights - < 1 min readCreating Quality Access to Outdoor Recreation for People Who are Blind or Visually Impaired: A Discussion with Clark Rachfal, an advocate, outdoor enthusiast, and former Paralympian
Signal’s Managing Director and Co-Chair of Signal Outdoors Charles Cooper, hosts a discussion with the Director of Advocacy and Government Affairs for the American Council of the Blind, Clark Rachfal.