Open Space Dialogues: Money Doesn’t Grow on Trees (Rescheduled)
New York Law School, New York, NY
Event Type: Discussion
Rescheduled from February 20, 2019
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.
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?
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
Kathryn Ott Lovell, Commissioner, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
Julie Tighe, President, NYLCV and NYLCVEF
Eli Dvorkin, Editorial & Policy Director, Center for an Urban Future
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.
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