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Ribbon Cutting Celebrates New Park in English Avenue Community

Download PDF Press Release Atlanta, GA, November 21, 2019 – Today, Atlanta City Council Member Antonio Brown, Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner John Dargle, Chief Equity Officer William Hawthorne, III, Park Pride, The Conservation Fund, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, and representatives from the English Avenue community, held a ribbon cutting celebration for the long-anticipated English Avenue … Continue Reading →

YOUR Input Needed on Park Designs for Mozley Park

The Mozley Park community is working with Park Pride on a vision plan for Mozley Park. Through the Park Visioning  process neighbors are examining their collective and current needs and desires for this beautiful park. The outcome of park visioning is a new, community-supported park vision plan that can be used for advocacy and fundraising.

Update: Atlanta – The City in the Saplings?

This column provides an update to Teri Nye’s July 2019 column, Atlanta: The City in the Saplings? and an initial response to November’s Tree Protection Ordinance Public Meeting. Following that meeting, it is important to re-emphasize the protection of our existing tree canopy and accurately valuing the services and benefits that mature trees provide.

SOURCE: Saporta Report

YOUR Input Needed on Park Designs for Lang-Carson Park

The Reynoldstown community is working with Park Pride on a vision plan for Lang-Carson Park. Through the Park Visioning  process neighbors are examining their collective and current needs and desires for this beautiful park. The outcome of park visioning is a new, community-supported park vision plan that can be used for advocacy and fundraising.

Ellen Bruenderman: Activating Community Power

“If we do our work well, communities will continue to benefit from the power of parks beyond their engagement with Park Pride.” ~Ellen Bruenderman

Faria Khan: Parks and Fulfillment

“Parks have the ability to promote exercise and fulfillment while bringing people together.”- Faria Khan

Elizabeth Bogue: Parks and Inclusion

“I hope for all of our local parks to be welcoming and inclusive to people from all backgrounds and walks of life.” – Elizabeth Bogue

Chris Lemons: Making Greenspaces a Priority

“As density in metro Atlanta increases, park and recreational spaces will become increasingly more important. It’s pivotal that our parks and greenspaces remain priorities as our area grows.” ~ Chris Lemons