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Explores impacts in under-served neighborhoods to spark change in local parks; identifies strategies by community members and partner organizations.
Research explores equitable and beneficial solutions to unsheltered homelessness in urban green spaces.
This manual serves as a framework for creating a friends group that can partner with your city or town to create the park of your dreams.
Position: Annual Fund ManagerStatus: Full time, ExemptReports to: Director of DevelopmentThe Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy is seeking an excellent writer…
Mayors have had to deal with COVID-19’s consequences and its impact on their cities' future. Between June and August 2020 this Survey asked 130 mayors about th…
U.S. Representatives Barragán (CA-44) and Turner (OH-10) today introduced the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership (ORLP) Grant Program Act.
City Parks Alliance Applauds U.S. Conference of Mayors for Adoption of City Park Infrastructure Resolution
The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) today approved a new resolution that urges Congress to include city parks in any future infrastructure legislation.
- By: Catherine Nagel
Today’s parks serve multiple purposes, spurring interesting collaborations between parks departments and other public agencies.
Memorandum of understanding to foster collaboration between the University of Chicago (situated within Hyde Park) and the City of Chicago Department of Housing…
A guide to improve built environments and promote physical activity, and create a cross-sector action plan consistent with community context.
Where commercial piers once occupied Brooklyn’s East River shoreline, residents and tourists now enjoy a world-class waterfront park.
- By: Catherine Nagel
Neighborhood parks are a portal to experiencing the natural world, a community hub for families and neighbors, and a place for outdoor learning.
Learn how this accessible park was built and how it goes beyond ADA Standards for Accessible Design, informed by community input to address a wide variety of s…
Mayors Rosalynn Bliss, Michael Hancock, and Knox White to Headline Mayors Forum at Greater & Greener
Leaders to convene in Denver, CO, July 20-24 focused on the role of parks in healthy, resilient, equitable, and economically competitive cities.
Help users assess strengths and weaknesses of community plans, policies, and resources for improving built environments for physical activity.
NashVitality aims to improve citizens' quality of life through health, programming, and green initiatives.
A five-part video series documenting the role of parks as urban infrastructure.
- By: Julie Waterman
On August 4, 2020 the Great American Outdoors Act was signed into law. This landmark legislation guarantees that the $900 million deposited into the Land and W…
Template for fiscal sponsorship agreement, with contractual requirements and conditions included.