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Format: 2017-06-23
Format: 2017-06-23
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The Trust for Public Land and City Parks Alliance announce that they have received a $50,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts Knowledge Building program to facilitate workshops with cities to explore partnerships around parks and creative placemaking.

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The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with the City of Wenatchee, has received a grant from The National Endowment for the Arts’ Our Town Grant Program to establish a health festival and create community-generated art at Kiwanis Methow Park, a 1.2 acre public park in South Wenatchee. More than 4,200 residents live within a 10-minute walk of the park, which serves more Latino residents and children than any other park in the city.

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The Trust for Public Land today announced it has created two new endowed positions among its senior staff.

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Minneapolis narrowly edged out cross-town rival Saint Paul to earn top honors for the second consecutive year. San Francisco climbed into third, pulling ahead of Washington, DC, and Arlington, VA, mostly because of improved access to basketball courts at schoolyards now open after hours and on weekends. Portland, Irvine, New York, Madison, and Cincinnati rounded out the top 10.

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The Queens Borough President, The Trust for Public Land, New York Road Runners, and NYC DEP today broke ground to turn PS 120Q’s asphalt playground into a state-of-the-art green playground the whole community can use.

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Will Rogers, President of The Trust for Public Land, today issued the following statement after the release of details of President Trump’s proposed FY 2018 budget, for the 12 months beginning Oct. 1:
“President Trump’s detailed budget displays a complete and reckless disregard for our environment and the public lands used for recreation by millions of American families. If enacted by Congress, these cuts and program eliminations would wreak havoc on our outdoor economy and the millions of jobs it supports in our local communities, and will undermine cities and towns working right now to create a clean and healthy future."

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Mayor Edwin M. Lee and The Trust for Public Land today announced today that San Francisco is the first and only city in the United States where all residents have access to a park within a 10-minute walk. The findings were part of the Trust for Public Land’s ParkScore, an assessment of the park systems of the nation’s 100 largest cities.

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Two local organizations, Green Streets and Citizen Film, are documenting neighborhood stories through film. These interviews have been central to gathering neighborhood input. Continuing forward, community collaboration, arts-based engagement, transparency and strong partnership will ensure the success of the Mall’s renovation. Additional funds are needed to support the Concept Plan phase and the ongoing community engagement that has made this project successful.

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Thousands of volunteers worked at city parks around the nation, leading to a sharp increase in the amount of volunteer park help in America’s largest cities, according to a report released today by The Trust for Public Land.

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“To quote another Will Rogers, ‘If you want to be successful, it's just this simple. Know what you are doing. Love what you are doing. And believe in what you are doing.’ And this Will Rogers will always believe in and care about the work and people of The Trust for Public Land.”

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