NRPA hosts an exciting series of webinars designed to educate new and veteran Park Champions on how to be effective park and recreation advocates. The Park Champion webinar series is packed with information on park and recreation legislation, advocacy tips and tricks, and a premier slate of guest speakers. Archived recorded webinars are available below.

2018 Park Champion Webinars

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April 19th: "Reauthorizing the Land and Water Conservation Fund"

May 17th: "The Parks and Rec Shark Tank"

June 7th: "Farm to Summer: Parks and Rec and the Farm Bill"

July 19th: "The Parks and Rec Elevator Pitch"

Archived Webinars


March 1st: "Park Champions: Advocating for Parks as Infrastructure"

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February 15th: "Park Champions: Bringing Capitol Hill to a Park Near You"

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June 15th: "Park Champions: Crafting Your Advocacy Story"

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February 8th: "Bringing Capitol Hill to a Park Near You"

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August 18th: "Utilizing Social Media for Effective Advocacy"

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June 29th: "Mobilizing Your Volunteer Networks for Advocacy"

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June 2nd: "Storytelling for Parks and Rec Advocacy"

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April 28th: "Planning a Park Champion Event"

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