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Perspectives
Park Design and Planning Should Fully Engage Our Communities
Kristine Stratton

departments

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Editor's Letter
Inspired Park Design
Vitisia Paynich

10	 We Are Parks and Recreation
„	 Closing Park Roads to Cars - An Idea Goes Viral 10
„	 Remembering Park and Recreation Advocate Eric O'Brien 12
„	 James 'Jim' Peterson Passes Away December 2020 13
„	 Park District General Manager Robert Doyle Retires After 47Year Career 14
„	 Member Benefit: Leading in Recovery 15

18	 Finance for the Field
Assets the Private Sector Can Bring to Park Departments
John L. Crompton, Ph.D.

20	Advocacy
Parks, Funding and the Communities That Make Them Possible
Eric Pfuehler and Lisa Baldinger

16	Research
Parks and Recreation Is an Engine of Economic Activity
Kevin Roth

22	 Health and Wellness
Inclusive Health in Parks and Recreation
Deon Villasencio

17	 Park Pulse
Parks and Recreation Provides Important Employment
Opportunities

24	Equity
The Path Forward: Equity at the Center of City Park Investment
Julie Waterman

52	 Park Essentials
55	 Advertiser Index

26	Conservation
Gauging the Value of the SITES Rating System
Paul Wessel

56	 Park Bench
Creating Inclusive Skate Parks
Joe Eberling

28	 Law Review
Day Camp Suspension for Disabled Participant's Threats
James C. Kozlowski, J.D., Ph.D.

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