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  • May 28, 2020

    Proposals Due July 31, 2020 | Greater & Greener 2021

    Tom McCann, City Parks Alliance

    COVID-19 has elevated the importance of city parks. Submit a proposal for Greater & Greener to share your work with international park professionals.

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  • May 15, 2020

    Advocacy Update: City Park & Recreation Funding, Green Infrastructure, and Emergency Relief

    Julie Waterman

    City Parks Alliance’s federal advocacy efforts have been in full-force during the health crisis, focusing on increasing federal investment for urban parks.

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  • May 15, 2020

    Webinar Recap & Transcript | Planning for Summer and Beyond in Our Parks

    Tom McCann, City Parks Alliance

    View a transcript and summary of this webinar, in which we explored how park professionals are approaching scenario planning and risk assessment for summer pro…

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  • Apr 23, 2020

    Webinar Recap & Transcript | Programming While Social Distancing: Creative Strategies to Engage Communities

    Tom McCann, City Parks Alliance

    Learn how park & rec professionals are using social media, live-streaming, signage, and other strategies to connect residents and encourage physical activity.

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  • Apr 9, 2020

    New Yorkers for Parks’ Play Fair Campaign Pivots to Virtual in an Instant

    Karen Nozik, City Parks Alliance

    Quick-thinking park leaders responded to a pandemic with a digital rally that last year added $44M to the parks budget – the biggest increase in over 3 decades.

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  • Apr 1, 2020

    Emergency Relief for Nonprofits and Small Businesses through COVID-19 CARES Act

    Julie Waterman

    The recently-enacted CARES Act is designed to help small businesses and nonprofits retain employees during the economic downturn.

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