30069New 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!
As pollutant filters, trees can help prevent asthma. In 2000, NYC children were almost twice as likely to be hospitalized for asthma as children in the rest of the country.
Washington Square Park
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.
Minneapolis spent $134
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