Events

Past Events

View resources from past events like webinar recordings and slide decks.

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    Peer Conversation

    Green Gentrification: Exploring Lived Experiences

    May 13, 2024Virtual

    When the addition of a park or green space in a low-income community is perceived as causing unaffordability and displacement for long-time residents, the phen…

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    Webinar

    Planting Equitable and Resilient Urban Forests

    Apr 29, 2024Virtual

    The equitable distribution of trees throughout cities ensures that all neighborhoods have access to the multitude of health and climate resilience benefits of …

  • Webinar

    Planning for Inclusive Growth with New Park Projects

    Apr 18, 2024Virtual

    City Parks Alliance, in partnership with Prevention Institute, is hosting a webinar that will focus on strategies for stabilizing communities when large-scale …

  • Peer Conversation

    Funding Advocacy and Power Building for Park and Greenspace Equity

    Apr 10, 2024Virtual

    This event is open to representatives of grantmaking foundations only.

  • Member Exclusive
    Peer Conversation

    Making Data Part of Your DNA: Operationalizing Data Processes

    Feb 28, 2024Virtual - Register Below

    In our data-driven world, we understand the importance of using data to make good decisions and effectively manage projects at our parks organizations. Maybe y…

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    Webinar

    Deploying Technology to Explore Park Usage and Impact

    Jan 25, 2024Virtual

    This webinar will explore how park leaders are deploying technology to measure and understand a range of issues in their park systems, including park usage pat…

  • Virtual Workshop

    Developing High-Impact Park Partnerships

    Dec 20, 2023Virtual

    Partnerships involve mutual effort and investment to accomplish shared goals that are unattainable without such collaboration. Partnerships can be complex and …

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    Peer Conversation

    Engaging the Community in Park Equity Planning

    Nov 7, 2023Virtual

    Following the webinar about LA County’s Park Needs Assessment, this event will provide an opportunity to engage in dialogue about collaboration on park equity …

  • Webinar

    Urban Park Grant Opportunity (ORLP) Technical Assistance

    Oct 24, 2023Recording available

    City Parks Alliance, in partnership with the National Park Service, is hosting an Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership (ORLP) grant technical assistance webin…

  • Peer Conversation

    Conversation with Department of the Interior and Council on Environmental Quality Leaders

    Sep 14, 2023Virtual

    This event is open to representatives of grantmaking foundations only.

  • Virtual Workshop

    Empowering the Community Through Authentic Engagement

    Aug 10, 2023Virtual

    Engaging diverse communities is an important part of what park leaders do. In this workshop, you’ll learn how you can build more authentic relationships and ce…

  • Member Exclusive
    Peer Conversation

    Building Community Power to Advance Environmental Justice

    Jul 13, 2023Virtual

    In partnership with Prevention Institute, City Parks Alliance is hosting a peer conversation about advancing environmental justice in park and green space poli…

  • Webinar

    Nature-Based Solutions to Climate Threats: Flooding, Biodiversity Loss, and Heat

    Jun 15, 2023Recording available

    As park professionals, we understand that climate change is not coming – it’s here. Many cities are facing one or more climate threats while also dealing with …

  • Park Study Tour

    Park Study Tour: St. Louis, MO

    Jun 1-3, 2023St. Louis, MO

    This tour will focus on how cities can dramatically restore and conserve park grounds, as well as park partnerships and public access to parks.

  • Member Exclusive
    Peer Conversation

    Understanding Park Use Through Technology Tools

    May 17, 2023Virtual

    Go deeper and join the discussion on using technology to measure park use at this peer conversation follow-up to our April webinar. Park leaders are taking adv…

  • Member Exclusive
    Webinar

    Using Technology to Measure Park Use

    Apr 19, 2023Recording Available

    Technology tools are becoming more accessible and cost-effective in our increasingly digital world. Park leaders can take advantage of various technology tools…

  • Member Exclusive
    Peer Conversation

    Using Transportation Funds to Create and Enhance Parks and Trails

    Mar 21, 2023Virtual

    We know that parks, greenspaces, and trails are critical for physical and mental health, community cohesion, and climate resilience. And yet these assets are t…

  • Member Exclusive
    Webinar

    Accessing Transportation Funds for Park and Trail Projects

    Feb 23, 2023Recording Available

    The last few years have given us a deeper understanding of the importance of parks, greenspace, and trails for our physical and mental health, as well as our e…

  • Member Exclusive
    Peer Conversation

    Acknowledging Multiple Narratives in Parks

    Jan 26, 2023Virtual

    As beloved oases of nature within cities, urban parks have always served various needs for a diverse array of people, and they hold significance for many reaso…

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