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  • December 14, 2009

    Engaging Newcomers in City Parks: The New York Model

    Park officials, city planners and immigrant advocates are exploring ways to increase the use of city parks among local immigrant communities. Public parks represent important assets and services within cities and expanding their use can help in immigrant integration. Reports with more information and analysis of the issue include the 1993 study on Boulder, Colo., the 1987 study on Chicago, the 2004 study on Indianapolis, and most recently a New York City Parks Department report:"Parks for All New Yorkers: Immigrants, Culture, and NYC Parks.

  • Boulder, Colorado Councilmember Matt Appelbaum shares insights on a local program which “demonstrates that people and nature can coexist in a successful and vibrant urban environment.”
    December 07, 2009

    A Local Perspective: Boulder Attracts International Attention for Open Space Program

    Boulder, Colorado Councilmember Matt Appelbaum shares insights on a local program which “demonstrates that people and nature can coexist in a successful and vibrant urban environment.”

  • In this member spotlight, Creedmoor Mayor Darryl Moss reveals who he follows on Twitter, three goals for 2014 and what he would be doing if he wasn't mayor.

    Membership Spotlight: Darryl Moss, Mayor, Creedmoor, N.C.

    In this member spotlight, Creedmoor Mayor Darryl Moss reveals who he follows on Twitter, three goals for 2014 and what he would be doing if he wasn't mayor.