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!
Basketball courts and recreation centers kept open past midnight give youth healthy alternatives to crime and help reduce crime rates.
Parks, recreation, civic, economic development, athletic, business and community organizations from around New York are becoming Parks1 partners -- promoting the campaign in their parks, at their special events and to their members, as well as supporting our platform for improving all parks and playgrounds.
To be included in our campaign, BECOME A PARTNER. By signing our Plea for NYC Parks and agreeing to promote the campaign and collect signatures, you can become a Parks1 partner. To learn more about the partnership parks or to become a partner, click here.
129th Street Block Association
172 Street Tenants Association
52 People for Progress
76th Ave Playground Volunteer Group
9th Street Community Garden
All Peoples Church Garden
Angela's Day Care Services
Anreder & George Esq
Arlington Civic Association
B306 Senior Community Garden
BEHJ (Bronx Environmental Health & Justice)
Boy Scouts of America Troop 904
Bronxites for Parks
Brooklyn Bears Community Garden
Brooklyn Lighthouse Community Church
Brooklyn Parks Civic Association
Brooklyn Red Hook Lions Club
Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway Taskforce
Campos Community Garden
Church of the Ascension
Citizens Against Graffiti Everywhere (CAGE)
Citizens for a Better Community
Coalition for Manhattan Parks
Coalition for the South Beach Pond Park Preserve
Committee of 100 Democrats
Committee to Improve Carroll Park
Community Alliance for the Environment
Community Ice Rink of NYC
Concerned Homeowners Association
Congregation Ahavas Israel
Corona Business Corporation
Cortland Community Garden
Cuzcatlan Hispanic Center
Dred Scott Bird Sanctuary
Dupont Street HDFC
East Bushwick Parks Festival Committee
East Harlem River Task Force
East Williamsburg Residents Association
Eastern Parkway Cultural Row Neighborhood Association
Family Support & Resources
Ferry Point Civic Association
First Chernomorets USA
Friends of Brookville Park
Friends of Charlton Garden
Friends of Columbus Park
Friends of Fort Totten Park
Friends of Goodwill Park
Friends of Kissina Park
Friends of Morningside Park
Friends of Mt. Eden Malls
Friends of Ocean Breeze Park
Friends of Roberto Clemente State Park
Friends of Strauss Park
GCU Lodge #1
Greenpoint Ave/West St Block Association
Greenpoint Civic Council
Greenpoint Green Group
Greenpoint Property Owners Inc.
Greenpoint Renaissance Society
Harlem Rose Garden
Huron Street Block Association
Independent Friends of McCarren Park
India Street Block Association
Inwood Community Services, Inc.
Inwood Park Runners and Walkers
Isham Park Restoration Program - 1970
J. Driscoll Tucker Garden
Jackie Robinson Park Conservancy, Inc.
John Smolenski Memorial Democratic Club
Juniper Valley Park Civic
La Milagrosa Baseball League
Long Island City Interblock Association
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), North East Queens Branch
Neighborhood Integrity Center
New York Amateur Sports Alliance
New York City Community Gardens Coalition
New York Walkers Club
North Brooklyn Development Corporation
North Greenpoint Neighbors for Environmental Justice
North Luba Community Garden
Norwood Action Club
Oak Street Block Association
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
Peach Street Community Garden
People's Firehouse, Inc.
Pleasant Village Community Garden
Polish American Folk Dance Co.
Polish Veterans Ladies Auxiliary
Powers Street Garden
Prospect Heights Community Farm
PS4K Paradise Garden
PSC Community Services, Inc.
PULL (People United for Local Leadership)
Quebradilla Baseball Organization (plus 27 leagues)
River Charter School
Seton Falls Park Preservation Coalition
Sheepshead Bay Beautification Project
Snug Harbor Alliance
Spirit of Laurelton
St. Anthony's/ St. Alphonsas Church
St. Barbara's Head Start
St. John's Lutheran Church
Staten Island Tamil Youth Club
Stop the Barge
The Joseph Daniel Wilson Garden
Tillary Park Pro Hoops
Toribio Deli & Grocery
Tremont Community Garden
Tudor City Association
Twin Park Tenant Association
Twins Park Development
Vanguard Urban Improvement Association
Vincent DePaul Society/St. Anthony's of Padua
Vos. P. Wilson Memorial Community Garden
Walter L. Schimez Community Garden
Walton High School Green Team
Water Ways and Green Views
West Harlem Art Fund, Inc.
Woodbine Street Block Association
Scott Stringer (Assembly Member)
Candidate for Manhattan Borough President
Scott Stringer (Assembly Member) has pledged to make New York City's parks #1 in the nation.
"I will advocate for additional city funding and concession revenue to be devoted to park maintenance."
In 2002, New York City spent only $25 per resident to operate all of its public parks.
Denver spent $90
Aug 13 - Sept 13