#29: 'You can't be what you can't see': How to connect low-income kids with nature - Squirrel News

#29: ‘You can’t be what you can’t see’: How to connect low-income kids with nature

Craig Flax, Founder of Yoots

Not long ago, nature was our natural environment. Nowadays, more and more children grow up in cities without much contact to trees, hills, meadows and animals. For kids from low-income families it can be even more difficult to spend time outside their towns. And sometimes transport poverty can even prevent necessary hospital visits. San Francisco based non-profit Yoots has taken up the challenge to connect these children with the outside natural world. In our new episode, Yoots founder Craig Flax tells us how they do that and why free public transport would be a good help, but not enough.

Hosts: Ed Crasnick, Jonathan Widder. Editing: Thomas Barth

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