Park Bench Chat

The world has changed unimaginably over the past two years. But through the tumult of these challenging and uncertain times, two forces will see us through: nature and community. We’ve collected our Park Bench Chats on these topics for you to watch below and hope you’ll join us for future events and be a part of these insightful and timely conversations.

Park Bench Chat #18 – Federal Funding for Achieving Park Equity
Our Park Bench Chat on January 10, 2023 featured park and equity leaders who discussed the influx of federal funding available to cities and communities for parks and green space investments.

Featured speakers:

  • Chair Brenda Mallory, White House Council on Environmental Quality
  • Mayor Danene Sorace, City of Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Juan Perez Saez, Executive Director, Environmental Learning for Kids
  • Diane Regas, President & CEO, Trust for Public Land (moderator)
  • Bill Lee, Senior Vice President of Policy, Advocacy & Government Relations, Trust for Public Land
More information about the event:

This event is the first in a three-part series hosted by Trust for Public Land’s 10-Minute Walk program to support communities and cities as they seek funding to build equitable parks and communities. We hope to see you there!