The focus of this webinar will be on South African parks, recreation, and open public spaces to promote social connectedness and health.
If, during the 20th century, the aim in cities was to make space for private vehicles, one of the challenges of the 21st century is to correct that self-destructive trend. The proximity city, also known as a walkable city, emerged as an essential town-planning tool to improve residents' quality of life and reduce their impact.
How would our cities change if we designed them with children in mind? This is the question we seek to answer on this week’s Podparks, with the help of Amanda O’Rourke, Executive Director at 8-80 Cities, Leticia Lozano, founder of MACIA Studio, and Jennifer De Melo, Senior Strategist of Organization Innovation and Strategic Partnerships at Kaboom.
There has never been a more critical time to center health equity in our work. With the COVID-19 pandemic and the renewed importance of Black Lives Matter, public health is and has been, more than ever, a universal fulcrum for structural change. It is a lens through which we all assess the stability and fairness of society.