urban parks

Laying the Groundwork: Reclaiming D.C.’s “Forgotten River”

Imagine having a beautiful river in your backyard, but being afraid to enjoy it. The Anacostia has a bad reputation […]

One Step Closer to Chicago’s First National Park

Today, just days after the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday, Congress is one step closer to preserving a Chicago […]

Dyke Marsh

Restoring Resiliency at Dyke Marsh

A year ago, Superstorm Sandy slammed the East Coast, demonstrating once again the power of nature. It left behind $65 […]

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GirlTrek Takes On National Parks and Helps Black Women and Girls Take Back Their Health

During the month of August, black women and girls from across the country laced up their boots and stepped out […]

Civil rights and union leaders at the 1963 March on Washington, including Martin Luther King, Jr., Whitney Young, Roy Wilkins, A. Philip Randolph, Walter Reuther, and Sam Weinblatt.

A Legacy Marches On

Remembering the March on Washington 50 Years Later

“We cannot walk alone.” With those words, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. urged a nation to recognize that […]