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    Join us on Feb. 20 for the Opening Ceremony of Berendo Middle School’s CSP!

      We’re so excited to announce the Opening Ceremony for our newest Community School Park at Berendo Middle School! Join us on Saturday, February 20th for a community celebration including special guests and activities. The ceremony will be held from 10am to 11am PST and the park will be open from 9am to 1pm for […]

About People for Parks

People for Parks is working to give every child in Los Angeles a safe park within walking distance. 

People for Parks is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization working to improve the built environment for a more livable Los Angeles. Since 1989, we’ve worked to revitalize run down and crime-ridden parks that had suffered years of neglect. We’ve innovated important new programs that have brought parks and play programs where they’re needed most. We’ve worked to expand public funding for parks and recreation programs serving the Southland.

Los Angeles enjoys abundant natural beauty and diversity, yet it’s one of the most “under-parked of the nation’s major cities. In Boston and New York, over 90% of all kids live within walking distance of a park, compared to only 33% in LA.

People for Parks is already transforming LA with innovative programs that make communities healthier. We’ve changed lives with simple but powerful tools: blades of bright grass and a ball. Sometimes a simple solution to big problems lies before us — right at our feet.

Discover how we’re creating safe parks in under served neighborhoods. Learn how YOU can help make this happen — all across Los Angeles.

 

 

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Join us on Feb. 20 for the Opening Ceremony of Berendo Middle School’s CSP!

  We’re so excited to announce the Opening Ceremony for our newest Community School Park at Berendo Middle School! Join us on Saturday, February 20th for a community celebration including special guests and activities. The ceremony will be held from 10am to 11am PST and the park will be open from 9am to 1pm for […]

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Exciting update!

We are thrilled to announce that two new Community School Park sites are opening for weekend play! Starting this Saturday, December 5, 2015, our new Community School Park at Berendo Middle School will be open to the community. And Starting January 16, 2016, Leo Politi Elementary School’s Community School Park will also be open on Saturdays […]

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Thank you to our recent sponsors!

Many heartfelt thanks to our most recent sponsors! Thank you to the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation, the Employees Community Fund of Boeing California, the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and SoCal Edison for your support!   These grant awards will be used to expand park space for kids in dense regions of LA through our Community School […]

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