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Enhance, Expand, Preserve and Promote

public recreation, parks and open spaces for the diverse people of Los Angeles.

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COVID-19 Relief Efforts at LA City Parks

COVID-19 Relief Efforts at LA City Parks

During this global pandemic, our city parks and recreation centers are currently playing a crucial role in providing for the needs of impacted communities.

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Los Angeles Park Forests

Los Angeles Park Forests

This new initiative is focused on creating small “forests” in city parks throughout L.A. to offset our carbon footprint, cool surface air temperatures, and educate the public about climate change.

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Commonwealth Nursery Demonstration Garden

Commonwealth Nursery Demonstration Garden

Within Griffith Park’s historic Commonwealth Nursery, we’re planting the seeds for an urban environmental center to educate the public and promote sustainable landscapes.

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DONATE-A-BENCH

Preserve

Honor a friend or a family member, while providing lasting beautification to our city parks.

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ADOPT-A-PARK

ENHANCE

The Los Angeles Parks Foundation invites local business, family foundations, schools, and corporate brands to partner with us to adopt one of our 450 city parks.
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MAJOR INITIATIVES

EXPAND

Los Angeles Parks Foundation continues to expand City Parks and what they offer through our major initiatives.

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PROMOTE

COMMUNITY EVENTS

2022 Griffith Park Half Marathon & 5K

2022 Griffith Park Half Marathon & 5K

Sunday, February 13th, 2022

Half Marathon and 5K road race through iconic Griffith Park, plus an expo with music, local vendors and fun for the whole family! Both courses are USATF Certified! All proceeds benefit Los Angeles City Parks.

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2021 Rose Award Honoring Diana Nyad

2021 Rose Award Honoring Diana Nyad

Thursday, October 7th, 2021

You are cordially invited to attend the 2019 Rose Award honoring our Founding Executive Director Judith Kieffer on Thursday, April 25th at 11:00am at the Rose Garden in Exposition Park, 701 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037.

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Postponed: 2020 Rose Award honoring Gillian Zucker

Postponed: 2020 Rose Award honoring Gillian Zucker

April 23rd, 2020

The Rose Award is an annual luncheon and ceremony honoring a woman who has made extraordinary contributions to the quality of life in Los Angeles. All funds raised through the event go to support the Los Angeles Parks Foundation.

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