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Why America Needs More City Parks & Open Space

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City parks and open space improve our physical and psychological health, strengthen our communities, and make our cities and neighborhoods more attractive places to live and work. But too few Americans are able to enjoy these benefits and low-income neighborhoods populated by minorities and recent immigrants are especially short of park space. Numerous studies have shown parks have numerous benefits for public health, social and community development and the environment.

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