Impact

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    • 29,000 acres of parkland cover 14% of New York City. That’s roughly 152.5 sq feet per resident.

    • 206 people served per park acre.

    • According to the City of New York Department of Planning, 16 of the 18 lowest income neighborhoods offer less than adequate green space.

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    • The majority of Community Districts with People Make Parks sites have less than 1 acre of open space per 1000 residents

      *See map above

    • Through advocacy of stewardship groups, $315,000,000 has been raised for capital renovation of People Make Parks sites.

    • The median household income for residents in neighborhoods with PMP sites is lower than the city average.