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departments
12 We Are Parks and Recreation
„	New Coalition Ensures San Francisco's Park System
Flourishes 12
„	The Top 5 for 2023 14
„	Announcing the Newly Accredited and Reaccredited CAPRA
Agencies 16
„	City of Globe Community Center Pool Revitalized 17
„ Parks and Recreation Promotes Economic Vitality 18
„	NRPA Premier Membership: The Gift of Professional
Development for Staff 19
20 Research
Combating Park Access Inequity
Melissa May and Michele White
21 Park Pulse
Parks and Recreation Provides Myriad Winter Activities
50 Operations
From Condemned Pool to Award-Winning Regional Aquatics Center
Dennis Berkshire
51 Products
52 Park Essentials
55 Advertiser Index
56 Park Bench
Pearland Parks and Recreation Hits a Home Run for Adaptive,
Inclusive Play
Monica Montoya-Phelps
columns
8 Perspectives
Building an Equitable Future Together
Jesús Aguirre
10 Editor's Letter
A Year of Growth and Renewed Purpose
Vitisia Paynich
22 Advocacy
Unleashing the Power of Parks
Dan McCarthy
24 Health and Wellness
Partnering With Food Banks to Support Nutrition Security
Maureen Neumann
26 Equity
Cultivating Desirable Competencies in Park and Recreation
Providers
Dr. June N. Price-Shingles
28 Conservation
Optimizing Fleet Management for Sustainability
Stephanie Whyte
30 Law Review
Premises Liability Requires Unreasonably Dangerous Condition
James C. Kozlowski, J.D., Ph.D.
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The Outdoors For All Act aims to
make the outdoors accessible to
all and empowers individuals to be
catalysts for positive change in their
own communities.
Cover image:
Photo courtesy of
Andrew van Tilborgh
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