Baltimore County (Maryland) Recreation and Parks (BCRP) department staff answer a call to duty by providing essential services to community members in the midst of the coronavirus and a racial reckoning.
Learn how the Douglasville Parks and Recreation department staff are developing services with an emphasis on equity to expand access for all.
Staff from three agencies discuss how they are tackling minimum wage increases.
With the launch of our strategic plan — We Are Parks And Recreation — NRPA has explicitly placed equity at the center of everything we do.
Park and recreation professionals advocate for their community members by bringing attention to racial, economic and health inequities that exist in their communities.
Using business acumen coupled with a cost recovery plan, the services park and recreation professionals provide can be equally accessible and available to all people.
From working as a summer camp counselor to the longest-serving superintendent in East Baton Rouge Parish in history, Young spent 57 years working to make life better through parks and recreation.
Not only will the virtual conference bring park and recreation professionals and advocates together as a community, but it will also serve as a platform for networking and exchanging ideas in new and imaginative ways.
An NRPA Member asks the community to share ideas on special events during the COVID-19 pandemic to help keep their community engaged and safe.
Working as a complement to registration systems, ePACT was ready to take on the rapidly changing, complex challenges organizations would face as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Every year, the NRPA Research team surveys 1,000 U.S. adults to better understand how people connect with parks and recreation, the results from which serve as the basis for the NRPA Engagement with Parks Report.
A large majority of U.S. adults say it's important for people to have fair and just access to high-quality park and recreation programs, services and facilities that create healthy, resilient and economically vibrant communities.
Taking a closer look at the economic costs and benefits of parks and open spaces that have largely been ignored in planning studies in the past.
The NRPA public policy and advocacy team's goal is to help increase the positive impact on our communities by advancing an accessible, inclusive, welcoming and memorable parks experience for everyone.
Park and recreation programs have played a historic role in our country’s struggle toward social equality and civil rights.
The Forest Preserves of Cook County, Illinois addresses institutionalized racism by examining how it has impacted the patterns of investment in and stewardship of the preserves.
In the case of Risse v. Porter, the plaintiff asserts a number of federal civil rights claims against the defendants, including a violation of the plaintiff's First Amendment rights.
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the slow reopening of our nation, the Orlando, Florida, Parks Build Community Grand Avenue Park project continues to move forward.
A Nashville, Tennessee-based adventure club is breaking down barriers to the outdoors so that everyone can enjoy the wellness benefits of parks and open spaces.
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