To influence policy and persuade members of Congress to act, advocates must present compelling information about the immense value of parks and recreation to local communities. The resources below show how our public policy priorities match our “Three Pillars.” Use them to learn about our issues and communicate effectively with elected officials.

 

Conservation

Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)

Health and Wellness

Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR)

Transportation

Social Equity

NRPA Official Comments and Written Testimony

Other Resources

News Stories

1.18.17Parks and Recreation Update

Chicago debates whether a quiet park should add organized sports

1.18.17Public Communication and Outreach

Parks department takes part in Ill. city's survey

1.18.17Public Communication and Outreach

Ind. city to build website focused on tourism, events