Small Investments Make a BIG Impact

All too often, we are told that to make a difference we must “go big or go home.” However, thanks to the collective work of committed individuals, we’re proving that small, grassroots strategies to park improvements have a big impact … Continue Reading →

Emma Nortje: Capturing the Power of Parks

  Meet Emma Nortje, this summer’s Communications and Development intern! She was born in South Africa, raised in Dunwoody, GA, and recently graduated from Georgia College and State University with a B.A. in Mass Communication. She also minored in Photography and Psychology and has worked … Continue Reading →

Nick Stephens: Doing His Part for a Better Atlanta

Meet Nick Stephens, one of this summer’s Park Visioning interns! He is currently a masters student at Georgia Tech in City and Regional Planning. Nick was born and raised in Atlanta, went to undergrad in New York, and then moved home and has been working in Atlanta for … Continue Reading →

Park Pride Announces New Relationship with City of Tucker to Support Tucker Parks

Download PDF Press Release Atlanta – July 12, 2018 – Park Pride, the Atlanta-based nonprofit that engages communities to activate the power of parks, announced that the City of Tucker has signed a contract engaging the organization to provide programing and resources for park improvements to local Friends of the Park groups. Park Pride has been a … Continue Reading →

Jiaying Hu: Excited to Bring More Active Lifestyles to Communities

Meet Jiaying Hu, one of Park Pride’s summer interns with the Park Visioning Program! An international graduate student from China, Jiaying is studying landscape architecture at the University of Florida, College of Design, Construction, and Planning. This is her first internship (very exciting!), and she is so happy to have … Continue Reading →

Growing with Greenspace

Atlanta is a greenspace paradox. On the one hand, Atlanta is a city of lush greenery where our communities and neighborhoods are nestled within a rich urban forest that is our city’s defining ecological feature. On the other hand, the City of Atlanta lacks publicly accessible parks.

SOURCE: Saporta Report

LGI Homes Service Impact Day with Park Pride

On Thursday, June 7th, LGI Homes in Atlanta hosted their Service Impact Day with Park Pride at Murphey Candler Park in Brookhaven. Thank you, LGI Homes, and thank you LGI volunteers who came out and gave back to the community – your … Continue Reading →