The National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS) and the Congressional Youth Sports Caucus in celebration of National Youth Sports Week host a physical activity Expo in a House of Representatives Office Building on Capitol Hill Washington D.C. on NCYS Youth Sports Day, Tuesday July 12, 2016.
The purpose of the event is to showcase how youth sports organizations and members of Congress can collaborate to promote healthy lifestyles for children and their families through sports. The event features NCYS members and physical activity stations where members of Congress and their staff have the opportunity to play youth sports and learn about youth sports activities. Specifically the Expo highlights the importance for youth to PLAY(S) sports following the National Council of Youth Sports legislative agenda which focuses on P.L.A.Y.S. ~ Physical activity, Living healthy, Access, Youth development, Safety.
The NCYS Youth Sports Day on Capitol Hill also features NCYS introducing its own Legislative Bill. The content is centered around coaching education, parenting education, reducing injuries, and safety in youth sports. Other components are appearances from members of the Congressional Youth Sports Caucus.
The National Council of Youth Sports advocates for legislation that promotes safe environments and healthy lifestyles for stronger neighborhoods and communities in order to enhance the youth sports experience in America for today and for generations to come!
Special thanks to Active Policy Solutions for their assistance in making this event a happening!
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