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Vernā Myers Gets Candid

Learn how this respected expert helps organizations break down barriers to diversity, equity and inclusion.

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The Professional Development Roadmap in Parks and Recreation

Explore how the roadmap helps guide professionals and affirm their professional “why.”

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Data: What Can It Mean for Your Agency?

Discover how data can help you tell your agency’s story.

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Welcome to the 2023 NRPA Annual Conference Member Booth

Explore the NRPA Member Booth at the 2023 NRPA Annual Conference!

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Download the NRPA Conference App!

Use the app to get the most out of the 2023 NRPA Annual Conference.

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Meet the 2023 NRPA Annual Conference Local Host Committee

The 2023 NRPA Annual Conference Local Host Committee is excited to welcome you to Dallas!

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Elevating Your Exhibit Hall Experience

Find tips on navigating the exhibit hall at the 2023 NRPA Annual Conference.

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2023 NRPA Annual Conference Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to common questions about the 2023 NRPA Annual Conference.

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Looking Toward the Future of Parks and Recreation

Discover how parks and recreation drives impactful, transformative and equitable solutions to help communities thrive today and in the future.

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Shared Knowledge Helps Us to Be Our Best Selves

Discover how exchanging knowledge with our peers helps us build strong communities.

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Equity in Practice

Hear from professionals in the field of parks and recreation about the importance of seeking equity and enacting it in their life and work.

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Inspiring Innovation in Your Organization

Learn how to inspire innovation in your organization with "The Three P's."

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Are You Taking Advantage of Your NRPA Member Benefits?

NRPA offers exclusive education opportunities and special discounts.

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U.S. Adults Place High Value on Parks and Recreation

Explore this in-depth look at research showing the significance of parks in the daily lives of people living the United States.

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People Want Parks and Recreation Close to Home

Research shows support for the need for parks and recreation close to home.

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Investing in Parks for All

Discover how the Outdoors for All Act increases investment in green spaces in under-resourced communities.

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Explore the Seven Dimensions of Well-Being at the NRPA Annual Conference

Learn how park and recreation professionals advance health and wellness through Community Wellness Hubs.

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Telling My Transgender Story

Explore Karen Kendra Holmes’ story and learn about her efforts to advocate for the transgender community before attending her session at the 2023 NRPA Annual Conference.

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Advancing Equity and Conservation Through Environmental Education

Explore how technology, art, sports and play offer unique ways to help children build a positive connection to nature and the environment.

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Historical Tradition of Firearm Regulation in Public Parks

The U.S. Supreme Court held a New York statute requiring a showing of a special need to obtain a license to carry firearms was unconstitutional in the case of New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Bruen.

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Expanding Equitable Shoreline Access

Read about the exciting developments in the city of Evanston, Illinois with regards to expanding equitable shoreline access.

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Community Takes Root in the City of Raytown, Missouri

Learn how Arbor Day brought the community of Raytown, Missouri together.

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