Blog

  • 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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  • Mar 30, 2020

    Webinar Recap & Transcript | Park Leaders and COVID-19: Serving the Community in Challenging Times

    Tom McCann, City Parks Alliance

    Learn about COVID-19 and the challenges of managing staff, facilities, and programming while continuing to meet community needs during a health crisis.

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  • Mar 19, 2020

    A Special Message on the Power of Parks During the COVID-19 Crisis

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks Alliance

    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.

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