Heroism starts at home, and we all have the power to create change where we live.

Through deep local engagement and action, these heroes are bringing the joys and benefits of the outdoors to more people in their communities.

Meet Our Heroes
From helping revitalize alleyways in Los Angeles to using parks to increase civic engagement, from encouraging residents to raise their voices and create change to listening to neighbors’ needs and wants, the efforts of our community impact heroes take many forms.
These are their stories.
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2$ON The Prince

Name: Kourtney Brown, a.k.a 2$ON The Prince
Community: East Chattanooga, Tennessee
Local Park:
Alton Park Connector Trail 
Superpower: Creating a platform for people in an underserved community to share their stories about growing up, putting down roots, fighting for their rights, and becoming resilient to challenges. 
In His Words: “Parks are so important. Being outside, getting fresh air and exercise is important, but they are also places to feel connected to one another. When people connect through their stories, it can bring communities together.” 

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We all have the power to make our communities better.