30065New Yorkers have signed the plea to make our parks #1 in the nation!
382Partners have joined our coalition campaign!
80Candidates have pledged their support for the Parks1 campaign!
Open spaces provide urban children with outdoor recreational opportunities that can lower the incidences of childhood obesity and diabetes.
Ask the Mayoral Candidates a Question
Submitted by Parks1 Campaign on June 9, 2005 - 3:42pm.
We will ask these questions of the candidates and of the Mayor as the election season gets into high gear. Would you like to volunteer to help us ask them?
Either way, click "comment on this" to let us know what questions are important to you!
Candidate for Staten Island Borough President
John Luisi has pledged to make New York City's parks #1 in the nation.
"I’ve spent countless hours enjoying Staten Island’s parks since my childhood. And now I do the same with my son. That’s why I’ve been involved with New Yorkers for Parks as a community leader!"
In 2002, New York City spent only $25 per resident to operate all of its public parks.
San Diego spent $94
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