It's important that elected officials recognize the essential nature of parks and recreation. Sometimes advocacy work can be daunting, but it all starts with telling your story! 

NRPA's Public Policy and Advocacy team regularly sends timely, actionable alerts with everything you need to contact your elected officials about the most pressing issues facing your communities. 

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Ongoing Advocacy Campaigns:

Make Parks and Recreation a Priority for Reconciliation

As Congress continues negotiating a multi-trillion dollar budget reconciliation package, NRPA members and park and recreation supporters have the opportunity to advocate for the importance of investing in parks by reaching out to their members of Congress.

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