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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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  • Mar 26, 2019

    Federal Investment In Parks Yields Big Results for Cities

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks AllianceMichael B. Hancock, City of Denver

    Column from Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and City Parks Alliance Executive Director Catherine Nagel on the Land & Water Conservation Fund.

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  • Jan 4, 2019

    The Power of a Neighborhood Park

    Nelson Beckford

    Nelson Beckford of The Cleveland Foundation discusses his lifetime admiration for neighborhood parks and how they benefit the communities they serve.

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