Protestors gathered to protect Taksim Gezi Park in Instanbul from redevelopment into a shopping mall. NRPA’s own Gina Cohen shares commentary and information about Taksim Gezi Park, the significance of the protests and why these events stand as a reminder to us all of the significance parks and open public spaces have for people no matter where they are from
NRPA President and CEO, Barbara Tulipane, met with the Secretary for the Department of Interior (DOI), Sally Jewell, to discuss the federal agency’s role in championing community parks.
We visited Rosemont Park District in Illinois and saw first hand how the Grow Your Park grant from NRPA and the Darden Foundation is bringing the community closer through community gardens.
How does one prepare to teach park and recreation professionals generally already considered at the top of their game?
We thought it would be fun to showcase how Park and Recreation Month can really be a great opportunity for your agency to engage with the community.
This post demonstrates how someone well into their park and recreaction career can take on new challenges such as a new certification opportunity like CPRP or CPRE.
NRPA Annual Conference Speed Sessions: Exciting, fun and innovative sessions delivered in just 20-minutes. Shannon Keleher shares what is behind her session, “How to Make a Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich” in this post.