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Philadelphia Parks Alliance

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Causes: Environment, Environmental Beautification

Mission: The mission of the philadelphia parks alliance is to champion the public's interest in outstanding parks, recreation and open spaces - key to making philadelphia a healthy, vibrant and sustainable city for all.

Programs: Advocates, builds coalitions and educates the public in order to achieve superior systems of parks and open space through the following programs: 1) recreation center programming - in partnership with philadelphia parks and recreation, the philadelphia parks alliance building capacity and support for the city's 150+ public recreation centers and playgrounds through local advisory councils. 2) public space activation and awareness - through programming and tours, the parks alliance grows awareness of local public spaces and works with the local community to activate programs and conduct park tours. 3) stewardship and cleanups - the alliance organizes local cleanups and uses gis software to determine "endangered parcels" of space needing local stewardship. 4) parks and recreation advocacy - the parks alliance builds and organizes coalitions of supporters of philadelphia's public spaces to advocate for improved spaces, facilities, and programs. 5) statewide organizing - working with other non-profits and municipal and county governments throughout the commonwealth of pennsylvania, the parks alliance leads organizing efforts to share best practices and grow support for public space.

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