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Engage with your community and Austin's parks at Austin Parks Foundation's 2021 Summit Series!

Each month we bring you lively discussions between subject matter experts and stakeholders.  Join hundreds of your fellow Austinites and green space enthusiasts - stay in the loop on the latest sessions by signing up below!

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2021 Sessions

Thursday, October 21st
Climate Justice: Parks Bring Equitable Climate Change Solutions
May 26, 2021
Digital Dialogues: Public Participation in the COVID-19 Era
March 24, 2021
Open Outdoors: CCCN and Equitable Park Access for Kids
April 23, 2020
Talking Trails: Urban Trails and Bikeways as Essential Infrastructure
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May 18, 2020
Six Feet A-Park: How Safely Using Our Parks Can Keep Them Open
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JUNE 17, 2020
Essential Spaces: Making Parks a Priority
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JULY 16, 2020
Parks Are Essential: Budgeting to Reflect Austin’s Values
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AUGUST 5, 2020
Next Generation: Youth Leadership & Environmentalism
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September 10, 2020
Parks For All: Promoting Equity in Austin's Parks
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September 22, 2020
Savvy Stewardship: Volunteerism as Critical Parks Care
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October 7, 2020
Parks with Purpose: Park Resilience during COVID-19
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October 14, 2020
Healthy Parks Plan Tool Training
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October 21, 2020
Youth in the Lead: Racial Equity & the Environment
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November 10, 2020
Inclusive Play: Playgrounds for Invisible Disabilities
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December 16, 2020
Parkland Dedication 101: How the PLD Ordinance Shapes Our City
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2020 Sessions

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