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  • Mar 19, 2020

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

    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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  • Oct 23, 2019

    Connecting Parks and Health | MAS Summit NYC 2019

    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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  • 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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  • Oct 18, 2017

    The Importance of Public Space

    Nelson Beckford

    Learn why public spaces are a social utility for public good and how they can promote social cohesion, define a city, and promote active living.

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  • Jun 16, 2017

    The Power of City Parks

    City parks are an important part of everyday life and provide public health, environmental, and economic value.

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  • Jun 12, 2017

    Why Urban Parks Are Essential Infrastructure

    Urban parks are essential infrastructure for 21st-century cities: they help solve cities' health, transportation, and economic challenges.

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