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Park Pride's Parks & Greenspace Conference - The New Case for Parks

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Welcome
2021-05-04T09:00:00Z 2021-05-04T09:15:00Z America/New_York Welcome https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fpark-pride-parks-and-greenspace-conference-the-new-case-for-parks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Rising to Challenges during a Difficult Year
This session focuses on how the chaotic, heartbreaking and unprecedented events of 2020 showed us that parks are more important than ever before.
Al Bangoura
2021-05-04T09:15:00Z 2021-05-04T10:00:00Z America/New_York Rising+to+Challenges+during+a+Difficult+Year https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fpark-pride-parks-and-greenspace-conference-the-new-case-for-parks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Inspiration Awards & Nature Break
2021-05-04T10:00:00Z 2021-05-04T10:15:00Z America/New_York Inspiration+Awards+%26+Nature+Break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fpark-pride-parks-and-greenspace-conference-the-new-case-for-parks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Revisiting the Commons
This presentation revisits the idea of “The Commons” with an emphasis on its potential to address equity associated with parks and green spaces.
Kofi Boone, FASLA
2021-05-04T10:15:00Z 2021-05-04T11:00:00Z America/New_York Revisiting+the+Commons https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fpark-pride-parks-and-greenspace-conference-the-new-case-for-parks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Inspiration Awards & Nature Break
2021-05-04T11:00:00Z 2021-05-04T11:15:00Z America/New_York Inspiration+Awards+%26+Nature+Break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fpark-pride-parks-and-greenspace-conference-the-new-case-for-parks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Zombies, Sports, and Cola: Implications For Communicating Extreme Weather and Climate Change
Dr. Shepherd will explore contemporary issues of weather and climate change from his lens as a scientist, professor, and communicator.
J. Marshall Shepherd
2021-05-04T11:15:00Z 2021-05-04T12:00:00Z America/New_York Zombies%2C+Sports%2C+and+Cola%3A+Implications+For+Communicating+Extreme+Weather+and+Climate+Change https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fpark-pride-parks-and-greenspace-conference-the-new-case-for-parks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Inspiration Awards & Lunch Break
2021-05-04T12:00:00Z 2021-05-04T13:00:00Z America/New_York Inspiration+Awards+%26+Lunch+Break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fpark-pride-parks-and-greenspace-conference-the-new-case-for-parks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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What does it mean to belong? Building Radical Inclusivity through Play
We will explore the radical changes needed to provide public play opportunities that are more equitable across race, gender, class, and ability levels.
Meghan Talarowski G Cody QJ Goldberg Harrison Pinckney
2021-05-04T13:00:00Z 2021-05-04T14:00:00Z America/New_York What+does+it+mean+to+belong%3F+Building+Radical+Inclusivity+through+Play https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fpark-pride-parks-and-greenspace-conference-the-new-case-for-parks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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The Green Tipping Point: Greenspace as a Catalyst for Community Preservation & Prosperity
Together we will explore how multi-stakeholder groups can support community-led efforts to prevent and repair the negative effects of green gentrification.
Ola W. Reynolds Na'Taki Osborne Jelks Cicely Garrett
2021-05-04T13:00:00Z 2021-05-04T14:00:00Z America/New_York The+Green+Tipping+Point%3A+Greenspace+as+a+Catalyst+for+Community+Preservation+%26+Prosperity https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fpark-pride-parks-and-greenspace-conference-the-new-case-for-parks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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A New Way of Looking at Parks: Public Health and Design Perspectives
Two thought leaders in public health and design explore expectations for parks in this emerging post-pandemic, injustice-aware world.
Deborah Cohen DIANA FERNANDEZ  Bibeau
2021-05-04T13:00:00Z 2021-05-04T14:00:00Z America/New_York A+New+Way+of+Looking+at+Parks%3A+Public+Health+and+Design+Perspectives https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fpark-pride-parks-and-greenspace-conference-the-new-case-for-parks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Inspiration Awards & Nature Break
2021-05-04T14:00:00Z 2021-05-04T14:15:00Z America/New_York Inspiration+Awards+%26+Nature+Break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fpark-pride-parks-and-greenspace-conference-the-new-case-for-parks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Supporting Equitable Access to Nature: The Story of BLISS Meadows and a Call for Action
Hear from Atiya Wells, founder of Backyard Basecamp in Baltimore City, as she discusses the importance of equity in greenspace creation and cultivation.
Atiya Wells, RN
2021-05-04T14:15:00Z 2021-05-04T15:00:00Z America/New_York Supporting+Equitable+Access+to+Nature%3A+The+Story+of+BLISS+Meadows+and+a+Call+for+Action https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fpark-pride-parks-and-greenspace-conference-the-new-case-for-parks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Parks for Play & Health
2021-05-04T15:00:00Z 2021-05-04T16:00:00Z America/New_York Parks+for+Play+%26+Health https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fpark-pride-parks-and-greenspace-conference-the-new-case-for-parks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Parks & Social Justice
2021-05-04T15:00:00Z 2021-05-04T16:00:00Z America/New_York Parks+%26+Social+Justice https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fpark-pride-parks-and-greenspace-conference-the-new-case-for-parks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Parks & Climate Resillience
2021-05-04T15:00:00Z 2021-05-04T16:00:00Z America/New_York Parks+%26+Climate+Resillience https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fpark-pride-parks-and-greenspace-conference-the-new-case-for-parks Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Harrison Pinckney

Assistant Professor, Clemson University

G Cody QJ Goldberg

Executive Director, Harper's Playground / Harper's and Lennon's Dad

Meghan Talarowski

Executive Director, Studio Ludo

Atiya Wells, RN

Pediatric Nurse, Outdoor Educator, and the Founder/Executive Director of Backyard Basecamp,Inc

J. Marshall Shepherd

Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor of Geography and Atmospheric Sciences at UGA

Kofi Boone, FASLA

University Faculty Scholar and Professor at NC State University

Al Bangoura

Superintendent, Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

Ola W. Reynolds

Chair of Neighborhood Planning Unit-G

Na'Taki Osborne Jelks

Co-Founder of West Atlanta Watershed Alliance, Faculty at Spelman College,

DIANA FERNANDEZ Bibeau

Senior Associate, Sasaki

Cicely Garrett

Social Entrepreneur, Member of RCE Greater Atlanta

Deborah Cohen

Research Scientist, Division of Behavioral Health, Kaiser Permanente

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The Conservation Fund

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Georgia ASLA

Health, Beautiful, & Resilient Spaces For All

Integrated Land Design

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The Trust For Public Land

Land for People

ADS Playground Creations

Builders of Radically Inclusive Playscapes

Cooper Carry

Connecting People to Place

KOMPAN

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Lord Aeck Sargent

A full-service, award-winning design firm creating memorable, verdant spaces that evoke a sense of wonder, appreciation for the natural environment, foster community, and revitalize properties, through thoughtful planning, design, and collaboration

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REI

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Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects & Planners

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