|City Parks Alliance, Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board, Saint Paul Parks and Recreation and more than 1,000 global park leaders will explore the power of parks in supporting healthy, resilient and sustainable cities. Conference tracks cover the latest in Youth Development, Creative Culture of Parks, Planning Healthy Systems, and City Park Essentials. Attendees will learn best practices of urban park design, management and programming and network with experts in the public, private and non-profit sectors.
City parks play a vital role in the social, economic, and physical well-being of cities and their residents. As urban populations continue to grow, planners, elected officials, community advocates, and other stakeholders are taking a fresh look at parks and their potential to help address many critical urban issues. Parks are now recognized as powerful and necessary part of 21st century urban systems.
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