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Engage, Connect, Protect highlights the need to create opportunities to engage with diverse youth as the next generation of environmental stewards through cult…
Rose Kennedy Greenway ConservancyTitle: Accounting SupervisorType of Position: Full Time, ExemptReports to: Director of Finance and AdministrationSummaryThe Ro…
Parks that are peak gang activity areas can be transformed into vibrant community spaces after dark with organized activities for at-risk youth and families.
City Parks Alliance’s Summer Series will include more than a dozen events over the span of two weeks, starting June 14 through June 25, 2021. It will be an int…
An equitable investment plan was driven by data and coupled with residents’ input and priorities, resulting in the passage of a park tax referendum.
Clarifies renaming and dedications, contribution amounts, and defines oversight responsibilities for boards, parks commissions, and city councils.
Learn how a park needs assessment and an engaged community led to the passage of a new tax-based parks measure that provides funds to high-need areas.
- By: Kathy Blaha
Explore the history of Boston's Rose Kennedy Greenway funding challenges and how the park system won committed annual funding from the city.
Vegetated streetscape facilities are designed to handle runoff can filter water, remove pollutants, and reduce demand on stormwater infrastructure.
The City of Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Department offers free child care services to designated personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic.
This Community Benefits Agreement for Sugarhouse Casino and the City of Philadelphia includes provisions to allow public access to a waterfront promenade.
- By: City Parks Alliance
In a year that brought uncertainty and challenges to our nation’s city parks, Election Day provided some relief. Voters in 11 states across the U.S. approved n…
City Parks Alliance Urges the Incoming Biden Administration to Revoke the Interior Secretarial Order 3388 and Direct Funding to Cities as Intended
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the outgoing Trump administration continued implementation of its Interior Secretarial Order 3388 making changes to Land and Water Co…
Rebuild, funded by a sugary beverage tax, aims to revitalize neighborhood parks, recreation centers, playgrounds, and libraries.
This document is a Request for Proposal for the development of Mercer Park from Iowa City.
Learn how park & rec professionals are using social media, live-streaming, signage, and other strategies to connect residents and encourage physical activity.
- By: Catherine Nagel
The role of our local parks and recreation as essential infrastructure has never been more apparent with shutdowns and isolated residents in need of community.
- By: Julie Waterman
The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act contains several current programs and one new pilot program that could provide funding for city parks. City Parks A…
This conversation revolved around how city-wide park nonprofit organizations are positioning themselves in relation to their public and nonprofit partners and …