Key Information for Open Space Advocates

Our 2017 Advocacy Bootcamp provided a number of materials to open space advocates to help them save time and increase their effectiveness.

 Marchelle D. Jacques-Yarde, Outreach Coordinator & Park Partnership Manager, Boston Parks and Recreation Department

Marchelle D. Jacques-Yarde, Outreach Coordinator & Park Partnership Manager, Boston Parks and Recreation Department

Boston Parks & Recreation Department

View the Boston Parks & Recreation Department presentation. Learn about how the department is structured, timing of the city budget process, and how decisions are made.

 Co-Founders Adam Rogoff and Chris Kollett presented on how they formed a group and led efforts to address a community need

Co-Founders Adam Rogoff and Chris Kollett presented on how they formed a group and led efforts to address a community need

Roslindale Wants to Play

View the Roslindale Wants to Play presentation and learn how two fathers worked together to build broad support for local play spaces and achieve results for their community.

Additional Presentations

Public-Private Partnerships, by Friends of Christopher Columbus Park

What you need to know about the Department of Conservation & Recreation, by Erica Mattison and Heather Clish

How residents can play a key role in improving city parks, by Friends of Symphony Park

Information & Allies to Advocate for Boston Greenspace, by Christine Poff