A Citywide Network of People Who Champion Urban Greenspace

 

We are park-connected groups and individuals who care about a healthy and vibrant city. Join us. 

Our most recent event...

Fall Parks Forum: Innovation & Inclusivity

Saturday October 28, 2017 from 8am-12:30pm
Location: The Great Hall of the Codman Square Health Center,
6 Norfolk St Dorchester 02124

Thank you to the Solomon Foundation for supporting this event.

Agenda

8-8:30am

~ Breakfast & mingling ~

8:30-8:45am

Welcome & introductions

 

8:45-9:35am

Part I: Overview of City Parks

Presentation by Boston Parks & Recreation Department Commissioner Chris Cook and Chief Landscape Architect Liza Meyer

 

9:35-9:50am

~ Break ~

 

9:50-11am

Part II: How art and programming are transforming outdoor public spaces

Presentation: Underground at Ink Block by Dan Adams of Landing Studio

Panel: Representatives from Franklin Park Coalition, Friends of the Public Garden, Titus Sparrow Park

 

11-11:45am

Part III: Advocacy Break-out Sessions

A) Community Preservation Act

B) State parks funding

C) City parks funding

 

11:45-12:30pm

Part IV: Reconvene, WRAP UP, evaluations

 
 

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