Blog

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Aug 15, 2019

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

    Jesse Brackenbury

    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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