At Park Pride’s 18th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference on March 25, 2019, six Inspiration Award winners were recognized for their commitment to nurturing and strengthening the bonds between parks and communities. This year, these leaders were recognized: JyQuan Almond … Continue Reading →
2019 marks Park Pride’s 30th anniversary of engaging communities to activate the power of parks! We’re excited to take a look back over the decades to showcase some of our accomplishments… including the over $6.6 million awarded to community groups … Continue Reading →
2019 marks Park Pride’s 30th anniversary of engaging communities to activate the power of parks! We’re excited to look back over the decades and showcase some of Park Pride’s accomplishments… starting with the 42 conceptual park plans created through the community-engagement … Continue Reading →
Friends of the Park groups are composed of individuals with a wealth of knowledge about community engagement and tactics that work and appeal to specific neighbors and communities. Through a Park Pride workshop in the Fall of 2018, we brought … Continue Reading →
The Power of a Great Park from Park Pride on Vimeo. For almost 30 years, Park Pride has engaged communities to activate the power of parks, making communities: Healthier Safer Stronger Cleaner Greener Happier Everyone deserves to have a great … Continue Reading →
“I’m a firm believer that we don’t have to leave our neighborhood to have something nice and enjoy something nice.
Without Park Pride, we wouldn’t have what we have today.” ~ Gwendolyn Stegall
“Having these grants [from Park Pride] and what we’ve done, it brings so many people to the park. So, really Park Pride, from the design, getting volunteers, helping us coordinate work days, and then the grant process… there’s no other group that does that.” ~ Tom Branch, Friends of Frazier-Rowe Park
Park Pride is pleased to introduce you to the greenest member of the team, our new Director of Community Building, Tina Arnold! Within her role, she will promote, educate, and advocate for parks, and foster a culture of stewardship and support among Friends of the Park groups across the city.
A small group of volunteers got into the *volunteer spirit* at this festival Greener Good Volunteer Day at Collier Park, hosted by Park Pride in partnership with the Friends of Collier Park and with the support of the Habersham Garden Club.
This fall, Ayanna Williams, Park Pride’s Director of Community Building, announced her departure from the organization after 11 years! It would be impossible to overstate Ayanna’s accomplishments with Park Pride. With a degree in social work and considerable community … Continue Reading →