NY4P Virtual Fall Benefit

NY4P Virtual Fall Benefit The Power of Parks Panel


Thank you to all who joined and supported the first ever NY4P Virtual Fall Benefit on November 19

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The Power of Parks: Pandemic, Recovery, and Beyond
was the 2020 Virtual Fall Benefit for New Yorkers for Parks. It featured a panel conversation about re-imagining NYC’s public realm and how we can drive a recovery focused on racial equity, housing, sociology, climate change, resiliency, transportation, and public health.

Moderated by
Michael Kimmelman
Architecture critic, The New York Times, and founder and editor at large of Headway

In conversation with
Mary T. Bassett, MD, MPH
Director of the François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University and the FXB Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Eric Klinenberg
Helen Gould Professor in the Social Sciences and Director of the Institute for Public Knowledge at NYU and author of Palaces for the People: How Social Infrastructure Can Help Fight Inequality, Polarization, and the Decline of Civic Life

Janette Sadik-Khan
Principal, Bloomberg Associates and former Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation

With the NY4P Leadership Award to
Alan Steel, President and CEO and the team at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
for their extraordinary work during this public health crisis

Presented by
Elizabeth W. Smith, President and CEO, Central Park Conservancy
Rick Cotton, Executive Director, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Thursday, November 19, 2020
7pm - 8 pm ET
Virtual event

Your support will help NY4P build coalitions to create a visionary and equitable parks and open space system in New York City.

NY4P Virtual Fall Benefit The Power of Parks Panel

NY4P Virtual Fall Benefit The Power of Parks Panel

NY4P Virtual Fall Benefit The Power of Parks Panel