Community School Parks

Community School Parks (CSPs) are supervised school-site playgrounds that are open to the public on weekends, holidays and during the summer and feature dynamic programming carried out by school staff. Too many of Los Angeles elementary school playgrounds are asphalt "heat islands," and too many LA neighborhoods have no park for children to play. By tearing up the pavement and planting grassy fields and shade trees, we can transform schoolyard...


Our Mission

Our mission is simple: We’re working towards the day when every child in Los Angeles has a safe park within walking distance.We began People for Parks Los Angeles over twenty years ago, committed to restoring and creating vibrant, safe and accessible parks for all of LA. Today, we’re working with other partners to fight budget cutbacks on LA’s critically needed parks.We’ve joined the effort to prevent budget chargebacks from depleting our already bare-bones parks funding....




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