Stories

  • Sep 5, 2023

    City Parks Alliance Welcomes New Board Members, Officers

    City Parks Alliance

    The City Parks Alliance Board of Directors voted in five new board members, one new officer, and two new committee chairs at its spring board meeting. The new …

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  • Jul 17, 2023

    US Conference of Mayors Adopts New City Park Resolution, Urges “Robust” Federal Investment

    City Parks Alliance

    On June 5, 2023, the US Conference of Mayors (USCM), at its 91st Annual Meeting in Columbus, OH, adopted a new city park resolution that urges Congress to prov…

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  • Jun 27, 2023

    New Narratives for a Legacy City: A St. Louis Park Study Tour Reflection

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks Alliance

    The power of parks as restorative infrastructure was fully evident during City Parks Alliance’s park study tour in St. Louis, MO, June 1 – 3. Thirty-five parti…

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  • Apr 13, 2023

    City Parks Alliance Members Honor Earth Day with Celebrations and Service

    Katie Burns, City Parks Alliance

    Urban parks can be a significant part of Earth Day celebrations, as they provide a perfect platform for cities to showcase their commitment to sustainability t…

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  • Dec 10, 2022

    Community Is Alive in Austin

    Guest Contributor

    By Lisa Casey, Associate and Landscape Architect at Studio Outside in Dallas, Texas.  A mentor once described the next level of building professional re…

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  • Dec 8, 2022

    Exploring People, Parks, and Power in Austin with Central Texas Interfaith

    Guest Contributor

    By Grace Cotangco, Associate Program Manager, Prevention Institute  This month, I had the pleasure of participating in City Park Alliance’s Park Study T…

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