Blog

  • Nov 9, 2020

    Parks Won on Election Day

    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…

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  • Sep 29, 2020

    CPA Welcomes New Board Directors

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks Alliance

    I am excited to announce the addition of six new leaders to the City Parks Alliance Board of Directors. Much like our membership, our board of directors repres…

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  • Aug 16, 2020

    Great American Outdoors Act: A Victory for City Parks and People

    Julie Waterman

    On August 4, 2020 the Great American Outdoors Act was signed into law. This landmark legislation guarantees that the $900 million deposited into the Land and W…

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  • Aug 13, 2020

    Greater & Greener in Philadelphia, PA Postponed to 2022

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks Alliance

    Dear City Parks Alliance Members and Friends,After careful consideration, City Parks Alliance, in cooperation with our host city lead partners Philadelphia Par…

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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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