News

  • Jun 17, 2020

    City Parks Alliance Applauds the U.S. Senate for Passing the Great American Outdoors Act: A Victory for City Parks

    This historic, bipartisan commitment by the U.S. Senate will permanently fund the Land & Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), reduce the maintenance backlog on our …

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  • Jun 4, 2020

    City Parks Alliance Statement on Racial Equity and Justice

    City Parks Alliance

    We must reexamine and recommit to our values as people, and as institutions, and do better collectively to end racism and seek justice.

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  • May 19, 2020

    Coalition Letter Urging Funding for Local Parks in COVID Stimulus Package

    City Parks Alliance

    We urge Congress to include a one-time, historic investment for local parks in any future economic stimulus or infrastructure package as a result of COVID-19.

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  • May 15, 2020

    Advocacy Update: City Park & Recreation Funding, Green Infrastructure, and Emergency Relief

    Julie Waterman, City Parks Alliance

    City Parks Alliance’s federal advocacy efforts have been in full-force during the health crisis, focusing on increasing federal investment for urban parks.

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  • May 15, 2020

    Webinar Recap & Transcript | Planning for Summer and Beyond in Our Parks

    View a transcript and summary of this webinar, in which we explored how park professionals are approaching scenario planning and risk assessment for summer pro…

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  • May 11, 2020

    City Parks Alliance Joins More Than 850 Diverse Organizations in Support for the Great American Outdoors Act

    City Parks Alliance

    The bill will fully and permanently dedicate $900M/yr into the LWCF to ensure the protection of and access to irreplaceable lands and local recreation.

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