Green Inequity: Increasing Access to Public Parks for Underserved Communities


© Photo by Jermaine Ee on Unsplash

© Photo by Jermaine Ee on Unsplash

Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic exposed the fact that some of the poorest people were hit the hardest by not only the impacts the virus had on public health but also the social and economic shockwaves that came as a result. And now, as we emerge on the other side yet also enter the second wave of restrictions around the globe, urban planners and government officials are beginning to realize that the pandemic has pulled back the curtains on another inequitable feature of cities- the proximity to public parks and spaces.

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Green Inequity: Increasing Access to Public Parks for Underserved Communities


© Photo by Jermaine Ee on Unsplash

© Photo by Jermaine Ee on Unsplash

Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic exposed the fact that some of the poorest people were hit the hardest by not only the impacts the virus had on public health but also the social and economic shockwaves that came as a result. And now, as we emerge on the other side yet also enter the second wave of restrictions around the globe, urban planners and government officials are beginning to realize that the pandemic has pulled back the curtains on another inequitable feature of cities- the proximity to public parks and spaces.

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