The Equity in Our Parks

APA Iowa Chapter

#9181446

Friday, July 19, 2019
noon - 1 p.m. CDT

Des Moines, IA, United States

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Overview

Parks and trails play a very special role in people’s lives, and because of this, parks and recreation departments have a duty to strive for racial and social equity in providing park and trail facilities and programming across your community. Through this session participants will learn unique public engagement practices, understand how to leverage informed planning, and leave with an affective planning approach connecting the comprehensive plan to an individual park and its CIP budget.            

Ø  Participants will learn unique public engagement practices.

Ø  Participants will learn unique ways of utilizing data for more informed planning.

Ø  Participants will be provided an effective planning approach connecting the comprehensive plan to an individual park and its CIP Budget.

Resource URL

http://www.iowa-apa.org/events/july-apa-iowa-chapter-board-meeting.html

Speakers

Mike Bell

Mike is a landscape Architect and partner with RDG Planning & Design. Mike is a native of Spencer, Iowa and a graduate from Iowa State University. He started his career as a park planner for the City of Des Moines. In 1995, he joined RDG and has worked in the Omaha ... Read More

Contact Info

Charlie Cowell, ccowell@rdgusa.com