Blog

  • 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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  • 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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  • Aug 28, 2018

    Rose Kennedy Greenway’s New Business Partner

    Kathy Blaha

    Explore the history of Boston's Rose Kennedy Greenway funding challenges and how the park system won committed annual funding from the city.

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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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  • Jul 13, 2017

    Let’s Pass a Law to Fund Urban Greenspaces

    Nanette Barragán

    Read Congresswoman Barragán's thoughts on the importance of urban green spaces and her historic introduction of the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Act.

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  • Jun 29, 2017

    City Parks: Important Foundation for Youth

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks Alliance

    Neighborhood parks are a portal to experiencing the natural world, a community hub for families and neighbors, and a place for outdoor learning.

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