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Denver Wants to Fix a Legacy of Environmental Racism

2020-10-01 11:35:32

In a push that could provide a road map for other cities, Denver Parks and Recreation and city officials are working to rectify historical inequity by adding parks and green spaces in communities of color. River North Park and Paco Sanchez Park have both seen ribbon cuttings in recent weeks. These serve as critical gathering places that help foster healthy lifestyles and ensure our communities will continue to thrive for generations to come. It is fundamental to the future and resiliency of our city. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/30/climate/city-parks.html

Denver Wants to Fix a Legacy of Environmental Racism

Historically, trees and city parks in America go to wealthy, white neighborhoods. Now, a program in Colorado’s capital is trying to correct that injustice.

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