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  • Nov 5, 2021

    City Parks Alliance Commends Congress and the Administration on the Passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

    City Parks Alliance strongly supports the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for the wide-ranging benefits that they will provide to America’s cities and t…

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  • Dec 3, 2020

    Low-Income Communities Need Park Funding Too | Next City

    Next City

    It is crucial to ensure that all communities receive the benefits of parks. City managers and park professionals interested in investing in these results shoul…

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  • Aug 16, 2020

    Great American Outdoors Act: A Victory for City Parks and People

    Julie Waterman, City Parks Alliance

    On August 4, 2020 the Great American Outdoors Act was signed into law. This landmark legislation guarantees that the $900 million deposited into the Land and W…

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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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  • Apr 9, 2020

    New Yorkers for Parks’ Play Fair Campaign Pivots to Virtual in an Instant

    Karen Nozik, City Parks Alliance

    Quick-thinking park leaders responded to a pandemic with a digital rally that last year added $44M to the parks budget – the biggest increase in over 3 decades.

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  • Apr 1, 2020

    Emergency Relief for Nonprofits and Small Businesses through COVID-19 CARES Act

    Julie Waterman, City Parks Alliance

    The recently-enacted CARES Act is designed to help small businesses and nonprofits retain employees during the economic downturn.

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