NY4P Newsletter - January 22, 2020


We hope you've been enjoying NYC's parks this winter!

Below are some events that we'll either be putting on or participating in. We hope you'll join us!

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panel_tpl_2020_sunnysideyardsTuesday, January 28: New open space opportunities in Sunnyside Yards with the Trust for Public Land

On Tuesday, January 28, from 6-8pm, our very own Emily Walker, Director of Outreach and Programs, will be joining other panelists for a conversation about the potential of new parks and open spaces in the Sunnyside Yards masterplan in Long Island City, Queens. Review the details and register for the free event here

Check out our Open Space Index report on Long Island City that we produced last year to get a good idea about what parks and open spaces already exist in the rapidly growing Queens neighborhood!

CommunityBoardsWebinarWednesday, January 29: Join our webinar about working with community boards with New York Law School

On Wednesday, January 29, from 12-1pm, NY4P will be hosting a live webinar on the role of Community Boards and how park advocates can most effectively work with them. The webinar will include a live discussion with special guest Brian Kaszuba of New York Law School and Brooklyn Community Board 10. RSVP at ny4pwebinar.eventbrite.com

Check out our other webinars here.

bronxparkspeakup2020Save the date: the Bronx Parks Speak Up will be on Saturday, February 29

The 26th Bronx Parks Speak Up will have the theme "Sustaining the Future" and will be on Saturday, February 29, from 11am–5pm at Lehman College in the Bronx. For more information, see their website.

JoinOurTeam2020_2.PNGWe need a Research & Policy Analyst to join our team!

Are you interested in advancing data analysis, research, and policies about NYC's parks and open spaces on a small dynamic team? Apply today to this crucial position or share it with others who you think would make a great fit. See the full description on our website.

Other Events and Resources


The Municipal Art Society 

Natural Areas Conservancy

New York Restoration Project 

Partnerships for Parks

Transportation Alternatives 

The Trust for Public Land 

Waterfront Alliance