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Spring It’s My Park Day—On Saturday, May 19, 2012, nearly 7,000 New Yorkers cared for and celebrated New York City parks. Save the date for Fall It’s My Park Day, which be held on Saturday, October 20, 2012.
Spring 2012 Leaflet (PDF) — Get ready for the Spring 2012 Leaflet! In this issue, we discover how Friends groups are using the arts to bring community into their parks. Check it out and find your own creative inspiration.
Capacity Fund Grant — The Capacity Fund makes grants to community groups working in NYC parks to strengthen groups’ outreach, membership, and program–planning capacity. Grants range from $250 to $5,000.
People Make Parks — The People Make Parks Web site has launched! People Make Parks is a project of Hester Street Collaborative and Partnerships for Parks to help New Yorkers participate in the design of their parks. Access tools and resources at: PeopleMakeParks.org.
2011 Conference —Videos from our first Citywide Conference By and For Parks Supporters are now available online! Thank you to everyone who participated, especially to our panelists and workshop leaders.
Active and involved communities are essential to vibrant parks and neighborhoods, and to a healthy city. That’s why Partnerships for Parks was founded in 1995. We help New Yorkers work together to make neighborhood parks thrive.
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