contentsmay 2020 volume 55 | number 5 | parksandrecreation.org d i FEATURES 36 Julian Agyeman: A Visionary for Just Sustainabilities Kristine Stratton For more than 20 years, Julian Agyeman, professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University, has been on a journey that has taken him around the world with one distinct mission in mind: to educate governments and policymakers about the " intentional integration of social justice and environmental sustainability " in urban planning and design. Known as just sustainabilities, this emerging concept has received worldwide attention and has solidiﬁed Agyeman's proﬁle as not only the concept's originator, but also as a leading authority and source of inspiration in the ﬁeld. 2 Parks & Recreation | M AY 2 02 0 | PA R K S A N D R E C R E AT I O N .O R G 42 Collaboration in the Time of Pandemic Paul Gilbert Park and recreation professionals have always made certain to maintain eﬀective communications strategies for their staﬀ and the community members they serve. But, what happens when you're faced with a global outbreak that not only has a dramatic impact on your agency, but also at the city, county and state level? During this fast-changing COVID-19 pandemic crisis, a group of park and recreation directors in Northern Virginia have built on wellestablished ties to provide a coordinated response and work through diﬃcult decisions together.