Trauma Informed Care Blog 410

Trauma-Informed Care

By Lauren Kiefert | Posted on June 26, 2019

From an organizational perspective, Trauma-Informed Care emphasizes respecting and appropriately responding to the effects of trauma at all levels.

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Chanute Blog 410

Chanute Recreation Commission Serves as Resilient Partner in Wake of Flooding

By Julie Aikens | Posted on June 25, 2019

Chanute Recreation Commission used its Increasing Access to Healthy Meals at Parks grant to create a space to serve as a community feeding center and shelter in the case of a community crisis or natural disaster.

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No Butts About Cleaning up Cigarette Litter in Tennessee — Episode 042

By Cort Jones | Posted on June 24, 2019

On today's episode of Open Space Radio, we're chatting with Keep Tennessee Beautiful and Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful about how they're playing their part to clean up cigarette butt litter in their state.

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Seattle Rainbow Recreation 410

Seattle Parks and Recreation’s “Rainbow Recreation” Program: Serving Seattle’s LGBTQ+ Older Adults

By Cheryl Brown | Posted on June 18, 2019

Seattle Parks and Recreation has a track record of working collaboratively with the community to make Seattle a more inclusive place to live.

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Cal Ripken blog 410

Cal Ripken, Jr. – An Inspirational Iron Man

By Matt Brubaker | Posted on June 17, 2019

There will be hundreds of captivating speakers at the 2019 NRPA Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, but only one is a baseball legend.

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June Community Engagement Guide Blog 410

Creating Equitable Access to Parks and Recreation: NRPA’s Community Engagement Resource Guide

By Jared Mummert | Posted on June 17, 2019

This resource guide is designed to provide park and recreation professionals the tools to conduct community engagement, with an emphasis on equity and inclusion.

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Los Angeles County Using Technology to Advance Health and Wellness

By Clement Lau, AICP, DPPD | Posted on June 11, 2019

The L.A. County Department of Parks and Recreation’s refreshed trails website and new mobile app promote the use of trails and informing the public of the value of stewardship, conservation and habitat restoration.

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LGBTQ+ Inclusion and Finding Community in Parks and Recreation — Episode 041

By Roxanne Sutton and Cort Jones | Posted on June 10, 2019

In celebration of Pride Month, we're talking about LGBTQ+ inclusion in parks and recreation on the latest episode of Open Space Radio with Jason Shriner, marketing manager for the City of Manassas Park Department of Parks and Recreation.

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Pride blog 410

Pride in Parks: The Role of Parks in the Pride Movement and Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community

By Jared Mummert | Posted on June 6, 2019

It was at the Stonewall Inn in New York City that the gay pride movement was born — and right at the center of it all was a park.

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Akron Parks Week blog 410

Akron Is Widening the Success Gap — Sorry, Pawnee

By Jayni Rasmussen | Posted on June 4, 2019

Akron Parks Week is right around the corner and recently got a special shout out from Jerry Gergich from NBC’s hit show Parks and Recreation — or is it Garry?

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How Accessibility Is Impacting Fitness Trends — Episode 040

By Cort Jones and Roxanne Sutton | Posted on June 3, 2019

On the latest episode of Open Space Radio, we have an inspiring conversation with 2012 Paralympic Games Silver Medalist, Jennifer French, and Greenfields Outdoor Fitness CEO, Sam Mendelsohn.

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