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* Distributional equity primarily
pertains to distribution and accessibility
of green spaces across
communities and the spread of
facilities, amenities and features
within green spaces.
* Structural equity addresses
underlying
factors
and policies that
systems-level
give
to
rise to green space inequities in
the first place. This includes operationalizing
equity and racial
justice across agency staff and
leadership and deepening a commitment
to using accountability
metrics to redress spatial and operational
disparities.
While the traditional approach
addressing
these
ones, an emerging national park
equity movement also emphasizes
the need to transform the underlying
policies, institutional practices,
power dynamics and problematic
narratives that have led to
pervasive green space inequities in
Black, Latino and low-income urban
communities across the United
States. Signaling a welcome
turning point in the field of public
health, in fall 2021, the Robert
Wood Johnson Foundation - the
nation's largest
health-focused
inequities
would have focused on creating
new parks or improving existing
philanthropy - will launch a new
funding program: People, Parks,
and Power: A National Initiative
for Green Space, Health Equity,
and Racial Justice. Recognizing
that people and power drive policy
and systems change, this new iniRecognizing
that people and
power drive policy and systems
change, this new initiative
will invest in the capacity of
communities closest to the
problem to accelerate long-overdue
progress toward health equity, park
equity and racial justice.
tiative will invest in the capacity of
communities closest to the problem
to accelerate long-overdue progress
toward health equity, park equity
and racial justice.
Manal J. Aboelata, MPH, is Deputy Executive Director at
Prevention Institute (manal@preventioninstitute.org). Rachel
Bennett, MPH, MURP, is a Program Manager at Prevention
Institute (rachelb@preventioninstitute.org).
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