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. 

Upcoming Free Event!

November 17, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM Franklin Park Golf Course Clubhouse

CPA Boston: How does it work?

CPA 101: Learn the Ins & Outs of Successful Open Space Applications

Technical Assistance Group for Open Space Applications

Join us on Saturday, November 17th, from 10AM to 12 PM at the Franklin Park William J. Devine Golfcourse Clubhouse to hear from the Yes for a Better Boston Technical Assistance Group for Open Space on how the application process works and how to get help putting your application for open space CPA funds together! This event is free but registration is required.

Click here to register

Here are a few of the other things we've been up to lately:

Advocating for Parks Funding

In the winter of 2017/18, numerous members of the Boston Park Advocates network signed onto a letter to city officials to urge increased funding for the Parks & Recreation Department.  Click here to read the letter.

Take Action! We encourage Boston residents and friends groups to send similar letters to city officials in early 2018. Click here to access sample language.

Past Event...

Fall Parks Forum: Innovation & Inclusivity

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

Thank you to the Solomon Foundation for supporting this event. The program included:

Part I: Overview of City Parks

Presentation by Boston Parks & Recreation Department Commissioner Chris Cook and Chief Landscape Architect Liza Meyer
Click here for their presentation.


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

Presentation: Underground at Ink Block by Dan Adams of Landing Studio.
Click here for his presentation.

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


Part III: Advocacy Break-out Sessions

Community Preservation Act, State parks funding, City parks funding


Part IV: Reconvene, WRAP UP, evaluations



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