WSB-TV Channel 2, a Cox Enterprises company, and The Trust for Public Land today named Isabel González Whitaker as Atlanta’s 2018 Cox Conserves Hero. Park Pride, González Whitaker’s nonprofit beneficiary, will receive $10,000 as part of her recognition for this award to benefit Sara J. González Park. A local judging panel chose González Whitaker from several outstanding candidates nominated by the public.
The Grant Park community is working with Park Pride and other community organizations on a vision plan for the Historic SE Quadrant of Grant Park. Through the Park Visioning process neighbors are learning about their collective and current needs and desires … Continue Reading →
Download PDF Press Release Atlanta, GA, August 23, 2018 – Today, Park Pride and The Conservation Fund, together with Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, the City of Atlanta, and representatives from the English Avenue community, held a groundbreaking ceremony for the long-anticipated English … Continue Reading →
Anyone who has lived in Atlanta for a few years is familiar with the city’s origins: founded as Terminus in 1837, rebranded as Atlanta in 1845, and by 1854 it had established itself as the rail hub of the south. But did you ever wonder what happened after that? This week on SaportaReport, Park Pride board member, Lee Harrop traces the changing mentality of greenspace development.
“What [the Park Visioning] Program is designed to do is to give that same level of power and influence to the people who live in the neighborhoods so that they have a say over how their parks and greenspace get developed.” ~ Andrew White, Park Pride’s Director of Park Visioning
SOURCE: WSB TV
Download PDF Press Release Atlanta, GA, July 27, 2018 – Park Pride, the Atlanta-based nonprofit that engages communities to activate the power of parks, received a $10,000 grant from Wells Fargo to enhance the resources provided through the Friends of … Continue Reading →
The 17th Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference, Parks and the Resilient City, explored how a robust park system contributes to the overall resilience of a city and ways we can make our park systems more resilient in the face … Continue Reading →
Efforts to advance the power of parks are bearing fruit at the city, state, and national levels. City Level At the city level, Park Pride and the “green shirt army” were active in the days leading up to the … Continue Reading →
Are you looking for opportunities to relax and have fun with your family, friends, coworkers, or neighbors? There are few spots around the city to host an event that are more scenic or affordable than our urban parks! Whether you’re … Continue Reading →
Friends of the Park groups across the city are celebrating transformational park improvements made possible by Park Pride grants. Our grants are generously funded by The Woodruff Foundation (Legacy Grants) and The Home Depot Foundation (Community Building and Small Change … Continue Reading →