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Open Space Dialogues: Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees (Rescheduled)

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The Center for New York City Law

New York Law School

185 West Broadway

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Open Space Dialogues: Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees

Rescheduled from February 20, 2019

This event is generously sponsored by Delta Air Lines.

Parks provide multiple benefits in dense urban environments, from recreation to mental health to sustainability and resilience. But staying on top of daily wear and tear and addressing the structural deficiencies of aging infrastructure need to be funded. How should we pay to create and maintain our public realm? In this Open Space Dialogues panel, park practitioners and advocates from New York City and beyond will explore what options exist for ensuring parks in all five boroughs have a sustainable financial future.

  • What are innovative funding strategies applicable to NYC parks?
  • What lessons can we learn from cities with unusual parks funding streams?
  • How do you build an equitable approach into park funding in all neighborhoods?

Presenters

Eloise Hirsh, Administrator, Freshkills Park and President, Freshkills Park Alliance

Mychal Johnson, Co-Founding Member, South Bronx Unite

Christopher Rizzo, Partner, Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP


Respondents

Kathryn Ott Lovell, Commissioner, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation

Julie Tighe, President, NYLCV and NYLCVEF


Moderator

Eli Dvorkin, Editorial & Policy Director, Center for an Urban Future


Doors open at 6:00 pm. Program starts at 6:30 pm.

This event will be livestreamed by CityLand from the New York Law School's Center for New York City Law. The livestream will play from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm, and will then be uploaded as a video.


2018-2019 Open Space Dialogues

Open Space Dialogues: Money Doesn't Grow on Trees is the fourth panel of the 2018-2019 Open Space Dialogues. Expect an evening of provocative presentations and discussion created by New Yorkers for Parks and New York Law School. This event is graciouslyhosted by The Center for New York City Law and The Impact Center for Public Interest Law at New York Law School, and is generously sponsored by Delta Air Lines.


Contact lrobson@ny4p.org with questions.

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