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Our latest report, Investing in Equitable Urban Park Systems: Case Studies & Recommendations, showcases 7 cities leading the way with data-driven approaches to guide park investments, engage communities, and build better parks for all.
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City Parks Alliance Feb 20
New case study available in the ParkXChange Resource Library: Cities connecting Children to Nature is a national initiative that seeks to create more equitable and abundant access to nature in cities.
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City Parks Alliance Feb 19
Trees add beauty and serenity to neighborhoods and contribute to the health of residents. Check out this PBS New Hour feature on a new Louisville study on trees' impact:
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City Parks Alliance Feb 18
Equitable park funding case study: Pittsburgh created a data-driven, equitable investment plan, paired with residents' input, which resulted in the passage of a park tax referendum. Full story here:
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City Parks Alliance Feb 17
JUST ANNOUNCED: Free webinar, open to the public on an available funding opportunity, Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Grants. Join us March 12 at 1pm ET:
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Paul Johnson Feb 12
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City Parks Alliance Feb 13
Parks provide physical and mental health benefits and serve as critical infrastructure for cities, but are they accessible to all?
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City Parks Alliance Feb 12
LWCF funds are critical for Peralta Regional Park! Residents want more parks. Parks support mental and physical health!
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City Parks Alliance Feb 11
funds are critical to further protect, preserve and enhance Arizona's Granite Dells. Residents want more parks! Parks support mental and physical health.
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City Parks Alliance Feb 11
Equitable park funding case study: San Francisco Parks & Rec uses a statewide open data set to define communities with the highest need to inform park funding and resource allocation. Full story here:
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City Parks Alliance Feb 10
Learn how NYC's pocket parks, DC's 11th Street Bridge Project, and programming in San Francisco encourage community ownership and advance equity goals:
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City Parks Alliance Feb 7
New article on Investing in Equitable Urban Park Systems: Case Studies & Recommendations highlighting how cities are using data to inform their investment strategies:
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Nature Sacred Feb 4
On the healing power of : "The science is very clear that spending time outdoors provides the perfect opportunity for Nature to guide the healing process,” - Dr. Zarr.
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City Parks Alliance Feb 5
New article from The Hill on equitable park funding, featuring our latest report, Investing in Equitable Urban Park Systems: Case Studies & Recommendations.
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City Parks Alliance Feb 5
City parks are America's new infrastructure. They help spur economic growth, build resilient cities, improve transportation options, and contribute to health and social benefits.
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City Parks Alliance Feb 4
New report - Investing in Equitable Urban Park Systems: Case Studies & Recommendations. Learn from seven cities that are leading the way with data-driven approaches to guide park investments, engage communities, and build better parks for all.
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City Parks Alliance Feb 3
Latest op-ed from Catherine Nagel on the Memphis park system, a testament to how green spaces can function as inclusive civic spaces.
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City Parks Alliance Jan 31
Carol Coletta of shares how her team uses the civic commons to elevate equity, test ideas, make important design decisions, and engage the community:
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City Parks Alliance Jan 30
A huge thank you to all of our sponsors and partners who are making the Austin Park Study Tour possible! We can't wait to explore Austin's incredible parks system!
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City Parks Alliance Jan 29
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