Park It Right There

By Scott Chan

Scott attended his second Countywide Comprehensive Park Needs Assessment meeting last week as an official steering committee member. As one of the two Asian Americans present, he shared the need to not just look at how close people live to a park, but also to understand that the closest park isn’t always the safest/best park for our communities. More of what’s going on here: http://lacountyparkneeds.org/

This is a countywide parks assessment, quite possibility the only of its kind across the entire US. Check out how this is playing out and how it impacts parks in your own area. Let Scott know if there are issues you’d like to bring up by emailing schan@apiopa.org.

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