Past Events

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

  • Member Exclusive
    Peer to Peer

    Driving Equitable Park Investments: The Role of Citywide Park Non-Profits

    Sep 3, 2020Virtual

    Are you grappling with long-standing inequities in your city’s parks?  One of the most valuable benefits of CPA membership is meeting your peers, learning how …

  • Member Exclusive

    Park Pride’s 19th Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference

    Aug 17, 2020Virtual

    Exclusive Registration Discount for City Parks Alliance Members

  • Member Exclusive

    Workforce Development and Parks

    Jul 29, 2020Recording Available

    Learn how workforce development programs can benefit participants and strengthen communities.

  • Member Exclusive
    Peer to Peer

    Creative Strategies for Generating Revenue

    Jun 25, 2020Virtual

    City Parks Alliance is hosting a joint Peer-to-Peer meeting for Nonprofit Park Operators + Citywide Park Nonprofits. Raising revenue is on everybody’s mind, so…

  • Member Exclusive

    Building Your Network of Park Advocates for Stronger Budgets

    May 27, 2020Recording Available

    Learn how park and rec professionals are harnessing the current enthusiasm about parks and directing it toward action.

  • Member Exclusive
    Peer to Peer

    Managing in Uncertainty

    May 14, 2020Virtual

    Please join us for a peer-to-peer conversation for nonprofit park operators hosted by Eric Landau with Brooklyn Bridge Park. This is a unique opportunity for n…

  • Member Exclusive
    Peer to Peer

    Turning Crisis into Opportunity

    Apr 30, 2020Virtual

    As public sector budgets face significant cuts, how are citywide park nonprofits pivoting to respond? Join us for a conversation with your nonprofit peers who …

  • Webinar

    Planning for the Summer and Beyond in Our Parks

    Apr 24, 2020Virtual

    Learn how your peers are approaching summer camps, volunteers, resident communication, scenario planning, and data collection in parks during and post-pandemic.

  • Webinar

    Programming While Social Distancing: Creative Strategies to Engage Communities

    Apr 9, 2020Virtual

    Learn how park & rec professionals are using social media, live-streaming, signage, and other strategies to connect residents and encourage physical activity.

  • Webinar

    Park Leaders and COVID-19: Serving the Community in Challenging Times

    Mar 25, 2020Virtual

    Join us for a panel discussion with park professionals on how to safely utilize parks to maintain physical and mental wellness during this difficult time.

  • Peer to Peer

    The Play Fair Campaign

    Mar 18, 2020Virtual

    This conversation revolved around how city-wide park nonprofit organizations are positioning themselves in relation to their public and nonprofit partners and …

  • Webinar

    Funding Opportunity Available: Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Grants

    Mar 12, 2020Virtual

    Learn how to apply for the ORLP grant program, which provides funds to create and improve state and local parks particularly in underserved communities.

  • Member Exclusive

    Homelessness in Parks: Innovative Strategies to Create Positive Change

    Jan 28, 2020Virtual

    Explore proven strategies, like creating effective yet compassionate encampment cleanup protocols and measuring success. Sponsored by Landscape Structures.

  • Webinar

    Funding Brownfields to Parks

    Nov 21, 2019Virtual

    Learn about projects that have successfully funded transforming brownfields into parks and positively impacted their surrounding communities.

  • Webinar

    Active Parks, Healthy Cities: Increasing Physical Activity Among Teen Girls and Seniors

    Oct 2, 2019Virtual

    This webinar explores creative models and programs that engage teen girls and seniors in physical activity in their parks and community spaces.

  • Park Study TourFunders Learning Network

    Philadelphia Urban Park Study Tour

    Sep 18-20, 2019Philadelphia, PA

    Grantmakers are invited to take a deep dive into a forthcoming national study conducted by Temple University, supported by Philadelphia’s William Penn Foundati…

  • Member Exclusive

    Mitigating the Effects of Fees on Low-Income Residents

    Aug 21, 2019Virtual

    Explore the equity implications of park fees and explore creative models that ensure all park users, regardless of income, can access park resources.

  • Conference

    Greater & Greener 2019: Exploring Natural Connections

    Jul 20-24, 2019Denver, CO

    Greater & Greener explores how urban parks can be designed, developed, programmed, funded, and sustained to meet increasing city demands.