May 20, 2020 Park Pride has decided to postpone all volunteer events until further notice due to concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19. We are in the process of evaluating … Continue Reading →
Among the many uncertainties that we face during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is understandable that you may question whether to visit parks, trails, or open spaces during this time. … Continue Reading →
Some highlights from 2019, Park Pride’s 30th year of impact and service.
In the spring of 2020, many faces, both familiar and new, joined the Park Pride team.
With support from the Turner Foundation and in partnership with Trees Atlanta and the West Atlanta Watershed Alliance, Adriana Garcia, was hired to be Park Pride’s Nature Accessibility Advocate and champion an initiative called Nature for All – Atlanta.
Download PDF Press Release Atlanta – February 24, 2020 – In its 30th year, Park Pride awarded a record $1,385,000 in capital funding for park improvements to 30 Friends of the Park groups across the City of Atlanta, unincorporated DeKalb County, City … Continue Reading →
“If we do our work well, communities will continue to benefit from the power of parks beyond their engagement with Park Pride.” ~Ellen Bruenderman
“Parks have the ability to promote exercise and fulfillment while bringing people together.”- Faria Khan
“I hope for all of our local parks to be welcoming and inclusive to people from all backgrounds and walks of life.” – Elizabeth Bogue
“Park Pride does not activate the power of parks, communities do. We provide resources and support to help propel them forward.” ~ Kayla Altland