Blog

  • Jan 2, 2020

    City Parks Aren’t Luxuries. They Are Critical Infrastructure.

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks Alliance

    Urban parks aren’t extra amenities for cities—they provide fundamental roles that improve quality of life and save money.

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  • Oct 23, 2019

    Connecting Parks and Health | MAS Summit NYC 2019

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks Alliance

    The 2019 MAS Summit, Fight for Light, seeks stronger protections for the natural resources that are essential to an equitable city and the health and happiness…

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  • Oct 8, 2019

    Board Member Feature: Landscape Designer Gina Ford Discusses Her Passion for Urban Parks and Her Mission-Driven Practice

    Gina Ford, Agency Landscape + Planning

    Gina Ford shares her vision for the urban parks movement, the mission behind her landscape design firm, and inspirational urban park projects.

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  • Aug 15, 2019

    Board Member Feature: Jesse Brackenbury on Green Infrastructure and Creative Funding Strategies

    Jesse Brackenbury, Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy

    One of our newest board members shares why he joined the CPA board, Rose Kennedy Greenway's creative funding strategies, and his thoughts on working with BIDs.

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  • Aug 13, 2019

    How Cities Like Birmingham, Alabama, Are Unlocking New Funding for Parks and Green Space

    Matthew Eldridge, Urban Institute

    Article from Urban Institute on how connecting parks to social benefits can generate new support and funding.

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  • Jul 12, 2019

    Introducing the New Cityparksalliance.org

    Emma Ruehl, City Parks Alliance

    Welcome to the new City Parks Alliance website, a reimagining of our digital presence that brings our mission to the forefront and better serves our members.

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