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!
It is cost efficient to decrease crime through parks and recreation: per year, one recreation worker costs the city $35,207, one inmate, $58,288.
Miller Talking Parks
Candidate for City Council District 13
James Vacca has pledged to make New York City's parks #1 in the nation.
"By trying to allow the Parks Department to keep much of its concession revenue and supporting the concept of 1% expense budget funding for Parks, I hope to reduce the dependence on 'roaming crews'."
In 2002, New York City spent only $25 per resident to operate all of its public parks.
Denver spent $90
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