Partnerships For Parks' Earth Day Projects!

04.24.14 | No Comments
On Earth Day 2014, Partnerships for Parks commemorated our dedicated network of year-round volunteers by coordinating beautification projects to help keep our city parks clean and green

Learn How to Compost at Home!

04.22.14 | No Comments
With the Department of Sanitation's new composting initiative, it has become easier than ever to compost your food scraps in New York City. But, if you are looking to actually use the compost that your food scraps create in your home or garden, it still makes sense to compost at home - here are two methods!

Get to Know Ian Noble, Our New Arts Director!

04.17.14 | 1 Comment
Earlier this week, City Parks Foundation welcomed Ian Noble as our new Director of Arts & Cultural Programs!

In Remembrance of Alvin Ailey's EJ Corrigan & Calvin Hunt

04.10.14 | 1 Comment
In the past week, my Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater family, while on tour on the West coast, suffered the sudden loss of two incredible human beings, EJ Corrigan, Technical Director, and Calvin Hunt, Senior Director of Performance and Production.

CPF Inducts New Members Into Sports Hall of Fame!

04.09.14 | No Comments
City Parks Foundation (CPF) is excited to congratulate Sara Soo-Hoo, Polina Libo, Esu Maat & Jenny Schnitzer, the four most recent inductees into our City Parks Foundation Sports Hall of Fame.

Five Days at SXSW 2014

03.24.14 | 3 Comments
Every March, thousands of people fly to Austin, Texas to experience one of the largest music festivals and conferences in the world – South by Southwest(SXSW). As the largest free festival of New York City, SummerStage annually sends representatives to the “Live Music capital of the World.” This year, it was SummerStage Programming Associate Paula Abreu. Read on for her first-hand account of her experiences during five jam-packed days at SXSW.

Thank You Corporate Partner Volunteers!

03.13.14 | No Comments
Partnerships for Parks Corporate Volunteer Program enables New York City’s most successful companies to help keep our neighborhood parks beautiful, and on Wednesday, March 5th we celebrated these volunteers with a breakfast in their honor.

Youth Made Media Returns to Red Hook Post Sandy

02.11.14 | No Comments
Super storm Sandy temporarily shut down operations at the Red Hook Recreation Center. Despite the setback, Youth Made Media continued programming by relocating to a temporary home at lost Battalion Hall in Queens.

Learning Gardens High School Interns

02.07.14 | No Comments
The Learning Gardens Spring and Summer Youth Internship and workforce development experience provides an educational out-of-school opportunity for over 30 high school students in the spring, with 12 youth also receiving an advanced workforce experience through a paid internship for two months in the summer.

Kate Nemetz: Intern Reflection

02.05.14 | No Comments
From the amazing concerts I attended to the irreplaceable relationships that I formed, my internship at City Parks Foundation was a phenomenal experience that I feel so lucky to have had.
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