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 advocacy 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)

Transportation/Infrastructure

Health and Wellness

Social Equity

Federal Investments in Parks & Rec: Appropriations

Other Resources

News Stories

9.20.18Top Story

Competing visions emerge for Dallas river park

9.20.18Around the Country

Foundation proposes $8.5M park by the San Diego River

9.20.18Around the Country

N.C.'s Mount Airy Parks and Recreation named 2018 NRPA Park Champion